Robert M. Sanford is Professor of Environmental Science & Policy at the University of Southern Maine. He earned his Masters (1984) and PhD (1989) in Environmental Science from the State University of New York College of Environmental Science & Forestry at Syracuse. He spent ten years as a land use hearing officer in Vermont. Prior to that, he conducted environmental impact assessments. In 1996 he moved to Gorham, Maine to accept a teaching position. Listed in Who’s Who in America (2008), his two most recent books are Profiles of Intentional Teaching and Liberal Learning (University of Southern Maine, 2006), in which student authors wrote articles on teaching and learning, and Environmental Science: Active Learning Laboratories and Applied Problem Sets (Wiley & Sons, 2005). In addition to environmental education, his research interests are environmental impact assessment, stream buffers, and environmental archeology.