Maxine (Max) Dakins, Ph.D.
Max is an Associate Professor in the Environmental
Science Program at the University of Idaho in Idaho Falls.
She is currently serving as Interim Director of the Environmental Science Program.
Max has a Ph.D. in Environmental Science with a concentration in modeling and risk assessment from the State University of New York - College of Environmental Science and Forestry in Syracuse, NY. She has worked in the past as an Instructor in the fields of risk analysis and statistics, as a private consultant, and as a statistician and group manager for Union Carbide Corporation. Besides risk assessment, her research interests include uncertainty analysis, decision analysis to support environmental decision making, environmental data analysis, and the public’s role in decision making for natural resource policy.
Idaho Falls Campus
The University of Idaho Environmental Science
Program emphasizes an integrated approach for students
committed to studying and solving environmental issues.
ENVS 101 Introduction to Environmental Science
ENVS 102 Field Activities in Environmental Science
ENVS 200 Sophomore Seminar
ENVS 400 Senior Seminar
ENVS 428 Pollution Prevention
ENVS 482/582 Natural Resources Policy and Law
ENVS 541 Sampling and Analysis of Environmental Contaminants
ENVS 588 Research Methods in Environmental Science
Planning: Goal 2 Research and Creative Activities
Concurrent Enrollment Working Group
Sandpoint Curriculum Development Group