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Dr. Dorothy Boorse

Dr. Dorothy Boorse

Dr. Dorothy Boorse
Senior Advisor

Dr. Dorothy Boorse joined the Gordon College Faculty in January, 1999. She has a master’s degree in entomology (Cornell University) and a Ph.D. in Oceanography and Limnology (University of Wisconsin-Madison). Her primary research and teaching interests are in aquatic community ecology, invasive species, and vernal pools.

Dr. Boorse spends a great deal of time connecting science to non-scientists and looking at ways science and faith integrate, particularly in the area of environmental stewardship and caring for creation. She is the advisor for the student group, Advocates for A Sustainable Future, has written several editions of a college level textbook, and is the lead author of a report on poverty and climate change, Loving the Least of These: Addressing a Changing Environment, now in its second edition (2011,2022  National Association of Evangelicals). She has a strong interest in mentoring women in science as well as increasing women and minorities in science.

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