Human Environmental Sciences

The PhD in Human Environmental Sciences (HES) addresses human needs and enhances individual and family life in a diverse and global society by conducting advanced research. HES faculty have earned national and international research reputations while building programs that are valued by private citizens, government, business and industry, and human services agencies. The degree program has the three emphasis areas:

  • PhD in HES with emphasis in Architectural Studies
  • PhD in HES with emphasis in Human Development & Family Science
  • PhD in HES with emphasis in Textile and Apparel Management 

Professor J. Ha-Brookshire**, B. Lohman**
Associate Professor S. Killoren**, A. Landor**, L. Manfra**, K. Monk**, F. Palermo**, R. Ravert**, D. Rudy**, L. Zhao**
Assistant Professor R. Faizan*, S. Jeon*, J. Kim**, C. Kopot*, K. McBee-Black**, F. Shafique*, R. Thibodeau-Nielsen**, E. Tracy*, D. Verniz*, S. Youn**
Associate Teaching Professor L. Bartlett*, M. Herzog*, A. Lester*, M. Mathews*
Assistant Teaching Professor J. Mestres*
Associate Extension Professor K. Fisher-McLean*
Assistant Extension Professor S. Femrite*, K. Seals*
Instructor N. Hager*, J. Lancaster*
Professor Emeriti M. Coleman**, L. Ganong**, J. Ispa**, S. Jorgensen, P. Norum**, J. Parsons**, B. Schwarz**, K. Thornburg**, R. B Tofle**


Graduate Faculty Member - membership is required to teach graduate-level courses, chair master's thesis committees, and serve on doctoral examination and dissertation committees.


Doctoral Faculty Member - membership is required to chair doctoral examination or dissertation committees.  Graduate faculty membership is a prerequisite for Doctoral faculty membership.

While MU does not offer undergraduate degrees specifically in human environmental sciences, the University does offer bachelors degrees in the closely related areas. The catalog provides a complete list of these degree options.