Professor teaches psychology and environmental studies courses aboard ship.
Rick Barnes, professor of psychology and environmental studies, is spending the fall 2010 semester teaching aboard a ship as it cruises around the world.
Barnes is teaching two courses, Environmental Psychology and Sustainable Communities, with Semester at Sea. Special guest on the Fall 2010 voyage is Archbishop Desmond Tutu. The ship visits 11 ports in Africa and Asia...
Follow Professor Barnes' journey on his blog...
About Semester at Sea
Semester at Sea (SAS)is a study abroad program founded in 1963, now managed by the Institute for Shipboard Education in Charlottesville, Virginia. The University of Virginia is the current academic sponsor for the program while the program, itself, is run on a cruise ship called the MV Explorer. Throughout the history of the program, nearly 50,000 undergraduate students from more than one thousand colleges and universities have participated in Semester at Sea.