Dr. James G. Lorman

Professor of Biology

Focus Areas

Community & Civic Engagement
Community & Civic Engagement
Community Organizing
Economic Security
Urban Development / Revitalization
Biology / Chemistry / Physical Science
Higher Education
Leadership Development
Social Justice
Social Justice
Environment & Sustainable Development


Jim Lorman taught science and integrative studies at Edgewood College for 35 years, and is a recipient of the Underkofler Excellence in Teaching Award and several awards for leadership in his community. He has broad expertise in regenerative ecological and social systems, with particular focus on watersheds, community resilience, participatory process, and sustainability leadership. Jim developed a graduate program in Sustainability Leadership at Edgewood College and served as its Program Director for five years. He is now Professor Emeritus.