Keith West

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Keith West

Assistant Professor; Associate Dean
Office of the Dean

(715) 735-4300 x4352
Office Hours / Schedule 

Fall 2015

GEO 130  Human Impact on the Environment (Blended) Lec: T 11:00 am - 12:15 pm L-102

GEO 130 Human Impact on the Environment Lab: Th 9:00 - 11:00 am F-108

GEO/GLG 170  Disasters:  Living on the Edge  TTh 3:00-4:15 pm F-108

Office (F-107):  TTh 2:00-2:50 pm; or by appointment


Keith spent eight years in private industry working in production research as well as quality and environmental management.  He also worked as an Industrial Recycling Specialist with UW-Extension’s Solid & Hazardous Waste Education Center (SHWEC) for many years prior to accepting a full-time position at UW-Marinette in 2002.  His lifetime teaching experience includes every level from third grade to college undergraduate. 

Keith's research focus usually involves industrial ecology and pollution control, but he also enjoys military geography -- particularly of the American Civil War -- and political or social history. 

Keith has served as Associate Campus Dean since the Fall of 2013.


Ph.D. Geography, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee 2006 
M.S. Geography, University of Idaho 1982
B.A. History, Western New Mexico University 1979