Dr. Michael Reiter is Professor of Environmental Science, Chair of the Department of Integrated Environmental Science (IES), and Director of the graduate program in IES at Bethune-Cookman University, Florida, where he specializes in stakeholder-based resource management and integrated environmental science. He holds a B.S. from Muskingum College OH, an M.S. from Kent State University, and a Ph.D. from the University of Virginia. Dr. Reiter is past President of the Interdisciplinary Environmental Association, a Founding Co-Chair for the Sustainable Human and Environmental Systems Roundtable, Founding Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Sustainability Research, and Associate Editor for the journal Interdisciplinary Environmental Review.
He has received university and national awards for his teaching and research, has been approved for candidacy as a Fulbright Senior Specialist in Environmental Science/Education, and has been invited to speak and deliver workshops on interdisciplinary environmental and resource management issues in the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, South America, and Africa. His primary interest is the interdisciplinary study of ecological and environmental problems, and emphasizing the importance of making scientifically informed, broadly based decisions concerning present and future sustainability concerns.