Phil Camill

Phil Camill is the Rusack Associate Professor of Environmental Studies and Earth and Oceanographic Science at Bowdoin College. He also serves as the director of the Environmental Studies Program at the College. Phil joined the Bowdoin community in 2008 after working at Carleton College on a National Science Foundation funded research project.

Phil, an expert on climate change in arctic and boreal ecosystems, has published 21 formal case studies that can be found in publications such as Science and Nature. His studies strive to link science with policy and ethical dimensions. Most recently, Phil has taught Perspectives in Environmental Science, Feeding the World: The Nature and Challenges of our Food and Agricultural Systems, and worked with students on independent studies and honors projects.

Phil received his B.A. from the University of Tennessee in 1993 and then went on to receive his Ph. D. from Duke University in 1999.