Gail Carlson

Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies

Office: Diamond 110A [ campus map ]
Box 5353

Phone: 207-859-5353
Fax: 207-859-5369
Mailing Address:
5353 Mayflower Hill
Waterville, Maine 04901-8853
Carlson, Gail




St. Olaf College




University of Wisconsin


Areas of Expertise

  • Environmental health & toxicology
  • Climate change
  • Environmental justice
  • Environmental activism
  • Public health

Courses Currently Teaching

CourseCourse Title
ES126 AEnvironmental Activism
ES364 AClimate Change, Justice, and Health
ES366 APollution and Human Health


Carlson, Gail L. and Skylar Tupper '20. 2020. Ski wax use contributes to environmental contamination by per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances. Chemosphere 261.

Lincoln Lenderking, Hania '20, Stacy-ann Robinson, and Gail Carlson. 2020. Climate change and food security in Caribbean small island developing states: challenges and strategies. International Journal of Sustainable Development and World Ecology.

Sweet, M. T., Carlson, G. L., Cook, R. G., Nelson, D., & Allis, C.D. 1997. Phosphorylation of linker histones by a protein kinase A-like activity in mitotic nuclei. J. Biol. Chem. 272(2), 916-923.

Carlson, G. L. & Nelson, D. L. 1996. The 44 kDa regulatory subunit of Paramecium cAMP-dependent protein kinase lacks a dimerization domain and may have a unique autophosphorylation site sequence. J. Euk. Microbiol. 43(4), 347-356.

Hochstrasser, M., Carlson, G. L., Walczak, C. E. & Nelson, D. L. 1996. Paramecium has two regulatory subunits of cAMP-dependent protein kinase, one unique to cilia. J. Euk. Microbiol. 43(4), 356-362.

Carlson, G. L. & Nelson, D. L. 1995. Isolation and characterization of protein kinases from Paramecium cilia. Meth. Cell Biol. 47, 473-480.

Hendrickson, H. S., Dumdei, E. J., Batchelder, A. G. & Carlson, G. L. 1987. Synthesis of prodan phosphatidylcholine, a new fluorescent probe, and its interactions with pancreatic and snake venom phospholipases A2. Biochemistry 26, 3697-3703.

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