William Gordon

CELS Faculty & Staff

Associate Professor


  • Ph.D., Urban and Regional Science, Texas A&M University, 1987
  • M.M.A, Marine Affairs, University of Rhode Island, 1981
  • M.A., Geography, University of Rhode Island, 1980
  • B.A., Geography, University of Southern Maine, 1977
Teaching Experience
  • Associate Professor, University of Rhode Island 1995-present
  • Assistant Professor, University of Rhode Island, 1991
  • Assistant Professor, Southwest Texas State University, 1987
  • Instructor, Southwest Texas State University, 1984

Course Topics: Environmental Law, Environmental Planning, Land Development, and Assessing Landscape Capabilities (topographical analysis and mapping, soils, hydrological and glacial interpretation of New England landscapes for Landscape Architects).