Sheila Gibbons

Professional Details

Title: Visiting Lecturer
Office: None
Phone: None

Spring Courses

Cat. # Term Course # Title
3006 01 GPH235 Geography of Africa

Professional Biography

Professor Gibbons earned a BA as a double major in Geography and History from Assumption College and an MA in Geography from the University of Maryland College Park where she explored the relationship between sea-level rise and island community abandonment.

Prior to a career in higher education, Prof. Gibbons was a Physical Scientist with NOAA in Silver Spring, Maryland and a Senior Program Developer in Education at the New England Aquarium in Boston.

Her current areas of interest include behavioral geography, environmental perception, geographic education, and helping students understand the role of human/environmental interaction regarding climate change. She teaches Introduction to Geography, Geography of the U.S, Geography of Africa, Weather and Climate, Cultural Geography, Geography of Music, Environmental Geography, Human Geography, and The Physical World.

She also teaches in the Geography Department at Bridgewater State University.