Dr. Easton in his kayak

Thomas A. Easton

Email: easton@thomas.edu
Office: 108
Phone #: (207) 859-1331
Faculty Member Since: 1983

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Biographical Notes:

Dr. Easton's work on scientific and futuristic issues has appeared in many magazines, from Astronomy to Consumer Reports and Robotics Age. His books include biology texts and books on careers in science, the privatization of social services, entrepreneurs, and consultants. His latest texts are Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Controversial Issues in Science, Technology, and Society (McGraw-Hill, 10th ed., 2012), Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Controversial Environmental Issues (McGraw-Hill, 15th ed., 2012), Taking Sides: Clashing Views in Energy and Society (McGraw-Hill, 2nd ed., 2012), and Classic Editions Sources: Environmental Studies (McGraw-Hill, 4th ed., 2012).

Dr. Easton's novels and story collections are listed here.

College Committees:

  • Academic Computing
  • Faculty Enrollment
  • Graduate Affairs


  • B.A. in Biology -- Colby College
  • Ph.D. in Theoretical Biology -- University of Chicago

Professional Organizations:

  • Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
  • Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA)