Environmental Studies Department

Irene Bramley Beers Hawkins

Visiting Lecturer

Environmental Studies



Campus Box 2455


Science Center
Room 154 H
300 North Washington St.
Gettysburg, PA 17325-1400


BA Colgate University, 1998
MS Shippensburg University, 2007

Irene Hawkins

Adjunct Professor

Environmental Studies


Email: ihawkins@gettysburg.edu

Campus Box: 2455

Campus Office: Science Center 154H


As an undergraduate, Irene Hawkins studied Education and Biology at Colgate University.  She earned her Master of Science (Biology) from Shippensburg University. Irene has been teaching at Gettysburg College for over a decade, in the Environmental Studies and Biology departments. Her academic interests include how populations interact with the environment, human-induced changes to the environment, as well as human-released environmental stressors and toxins that affect human health.  Irene strives to get all students actively thinking about their role in the environment and their personal impact on this place we call home.


Courses taught:

ES121 – Environmental Issues

ES129 – Environmental Health

BIO 102 – Biological Basis of Disease