Fletcher Brown holds a joint appointment in the Environmental Studies Department in the College of Arts and Sciences and the Curriculum and Instruction Department in the School of Education. Brown comes to the University of Montana from Miami University where he received a Ph.D. in Botany and Science Education and from Antioch New England Graduate School were he received a MS in Environmental Education. At the University of Montana he teaches graduate courses in environmental and science education and at the undergraduate level teaches courses in environmental science and secondary science teaching methods. His research interests focus on the effects of instruction approaches on students' understanding and attitudes about science and the environment, characterizing science classroom learning environments, and reform efforts in science and environmental education.
Fletcher is on sabbatical for academic year 2004-2005.
Field of Study
Environmental education, field botany and science education. Shared appointment with the School of Education.