Faculty Study Abroad in Costa Rica

Kathy Bower on canopy tour at Monteverde, Costa Rica
This year I was awarded a sabbatical by Eastern Illinois University, where I am a professor. I choose to pursue studies in my field of research, environmental sustainability, in a developing country so that I can compare sustainable community planning of developing and developed countries. Since I speak only English, I also need to learn the language of the country where I am doing the research. I chose to come to Costa Rica, a developing country of Central America. I am being generou...