Dr. Dan Erickson

Instructor of Ecological Economics and Environmental GIS
Dr. Dan Erickson is a member of the Distance Education, Environmental GIScience, Graduate Faculty at Unity College. Dr. Erickson holds a PhD in Plant and Soil Science from the University of Vermont. His studies concentrated in Agroecology, Ecological Landscape Design and Ecological Economics.

He was first introduced to GIS as an undergraduate at Cornell University where he earned a Bachelor’s in Natural Resources. While at Texas A&M, Dr. Erickson earned a Master’s in Rangeland Ecology and Management. In addition to teaching, Dan has been working as a geospatial analyst for over 25 years. His interests are varied but recent projects have involved multifunctional landscape analysis, sustainable agriculture and inventorying local food systems.