Walt Robinson

Marine, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences

North Carolina State University

Walt Robinson is a climate scientist with strong interest in environmental and sustainability education. At the University of Illinois he developed and taught courses in modeling Earth/environmental systems and the environmental history of Illinois and he directed the Illinois Program in Nutrient Dynamics (IPOND). At NC State, where he is professor in the department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences, he teaches Human Dimensions of Climate Change, co-directs the masters program in Climate Change & Society,co-chairs his college's Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee, and serves on the executive committee of the faculty senate.

Robinson holds BS and MS degrees in physics from the University of Pennsylvania; his PhD, in Geological Sciences, is from Columbia University. His non-academic positions have included a year as a cosmic radiation observer at McMurdo Station, Antarctica, and 3 years as a program director at the National Science Foundation.

Workshop Participant, Webinar Participant, Website Contributor, Reviewer

Website Content Contributions

Essay (1)

In Loco Naturae part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Earth Education for Sustainable Societies:Essays
Walt Robinson, North Carolina State University Downloadable version of this essay In Loco Naturae (Acrobat (PDF) 81kB Sep14 19)

Conference Presentation (1)

Teaching Atmospheric Dynamics with Python Modules part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2024:Program:Oral Sessions:Thursday Oral Session B
Students (undergraduate & graduate) often find dynamics the most challenging course in their atmospheric sciences curricula. Traditionally the material is presented from a mathematical physics perspective, and ...

Other Contributions (2)

Building Stronger Multidisciplinary Departments: Navigating a department merger part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2023:Program:Afternoon Mini-Workshops
This workshop is designed for members of geology, geography, atmospheric sciences, and/or environmental science/studies departments/programs who have recently merged or are considering a merger. Workshop ...

Strengthening Sustainability Learning in your Program part of Rendezvous 2015:Program:Workshops:Sustainability in Programs
At this workshop you will explore and develop ideas for integrating learning about the Earth with the societal problems of sustainability and the environment. You will learn from successful examples and will ...