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Faculty and Staff Research Publications: Humphreys, Michael L.

This guide provides information on the publications of Bethune-Cookman University Faculty, Administration, and Staff.

Selected Publications

Humphreys, M.L., M.A. Reiter, and G.C. Matlock. 2014. "Doing Justice: the Role of Ethics in Integrated Ecosystem Management and the Implementation of the Integrated Assessment and Ecosystem Management Protocol". Interdisciplinary Environmental Review. 15, no. 2/3: 183-192.

Barresi, P.A., W. J. Focht, M. A. Reiter, R. C. Smardon, M. Humphreys, K. D. Reiter and S A. Kolmes. 2015. “Revealing Complexity in Sustainability: An Update on the Work of the Roundtable on Environment and Sustainability”.W. Leal Filho et al. (eds.), Integrating Sustainability Thinking in Science and Engineering Curricula. Springer International Publishing Switzerland.

Roundtable on Environment and Sustainability. Membership in this group includes Paul A. Barresi, Ph.D., Southern New Hampshire University; Will J. Focht, Ph.D., Oklahoma State University; Michael A. Reiter, Ph.D., Bethune-Cookman University; Richard C. Smardon, Ph.D., SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry; Kimberly D. Reiter, Ph.D., Stetson University; Steven A. Kolmes, Ph.D., University of Portland (OR). The effort included developing protocols, outcomes and pedagogy for teaching directed toward understandings of environmental sustainability. (2014)


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Michael L. Humphreys, PhD

Associate Professor of Ethics


Office Location: School of Graduate and Professional Studies Building 
Office Phone: 386-481-2758
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Professional website


  • B. S., Physical Science; 1983, U. S. Coast Guard Academy, New London, CT.
  • M. Div.; 2000, Drew University, Madison, NJ.
  • M. Phil.; 2004, Drew University, Madison, NJ
  • Ph. D.; 2006, Drew University, Madison, NJ.


 Current research interests:

Currently tenured Associate Professor of Ethics at Bethune-Cookman University, Dr. Michael Humphreys holds with distinction the Ph.D.  in social and environmental ethics from Drew University in Madison, NJ,  the Masters in Divinity also from Drew  University, and a B.S. in physical science from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.  

His primary academic interests include restorative justice and ecological sustainability.    Dr. Humphreys has been teaching at the college/university level for nearly twelve years.  Prior to his work in higher education, he completed commissioned service in the U. S. Coast Guard in various assignments including Clean Water Act enforcement, fisheries enforcement, enforcement of international pollution protocols, search and rescue, public outreach/education and contingency planning.  More specifically, while stationed in Portland, Maine, as a Port Contingency Planner and later as Chief, Port Operations, he worked with academics, other regulators, environmental activist groups, concerned citizens and industry representatives on cooperative preparedness and prevention initiatives in coastal and environmentally sensitive regions of Maine and New Hampshire.