Carolyn Crouch will defend her thesis Community Food Resource Assessment in Central City South, Phoenix: A Study of Community Capacity Building. Faculty, students, and the general public are invited.Read More View the PDF Flyer
- Director of Environmental Analysis and W.M. Keck Professor of Environmental Analysis, Pomona College
We are not the first generation to face dramatic environmental challenges. For instance, those who experienced the industrial revolution were justly afraid that, notwithstanding the material wealth it produced, this powerful force was destroying the land and the people it sustained. Their response was to create national forests and parks,...
- President, American Historical Association
- Frederick Jackson Turner and Vilas Research Professor of History, Geography, and Environmental Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison
William Cronon's work seeks to understand the history of human interactions with the natural world: how we depend on the ecosystems around us to sustain our material lives, how we modify the landscapes in which we live and work, and how our ideas of nature shape our relationships with the...
The American Society for Environmental History's next annual conference will take place in Phoenix, Arizona. Hosted by Arizona State University, one of the country's outstanding innovators in sustainability studies, the conference will include an opening presentation by ASU president Michael Crow, a plenary talk by William Cronon, and a sustainability...
Paul Iversen will defend his Master's Capstone Project Developing Educational Activities for the Ecovillage Training Centerâ€™s Apprenticeship Program. Faculty, students, and the general public are invited.Read More View the PDF Flyer
On April 1-3, approximately forty researchers from around the world and the country will gather at Arizona State University to discuss global monitoring and modeling of urban growth patterns in two parallel workshops along with local stakeholders. The first workshop will address the drivers and consequences of global urbanization using...
A forum with ASU sustainability experts
Join a range of ASU experts for a lively discussion on the devastating events in Japan and the potential local and global impacts of the disaster.
- Ramon Arrowsmith (Geological Sciences) on earthquake enigmas
- Joseph Comfort (Department of Physics) on nuclear engineering
- Kenneth Mossman (School of Life Sciences) on radiation health, safety, and public...
Michael K. Dorsey
- Assistant Professor, Environmental Studies Program, Dartmouth College
- Affiliated Researcher on Sustainability and Climate, Erasmus Research Institute of Management,
- Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University
Michael Dorsey directs Dartmouth's Climate Justice Research Project, which investigates how emerging carbon markets shape justice-based climate policies. His research examines how theories underscoring political ecology, political economy, and institutional and organizational behavior explain and inform efforts to manage the environment and shape sustainable development. His recent work on climate...
Peter A. Gbelia
Peter A. Gbelia will defend his Master's Capstone Project Cookstoves for Liberia. Faculty, students, and the general public are invited.Read More View the PDF Flyer
Resilience 2011 - Resilience, Innovation and Sustainability: Navigating the Complexities of Global Change
The aim of Resilience 2011 is to advance understanding of the relationships among resilience, vulnerability, innovation, and sustainability. It will do so by bringing together scientists to share their work on the dynamics of interconnected social-ecological systems. Conference attendees will include people from the government, business, NGOs and academic sectors...
The Regional Tree & Shade Summit will bring together municipal and private sector professionals for a one-day meeting to address the growing importance of regional tree and shade plans and green infrastructure to the long-term sustainability and success of our communities. Please join us!Read More View the PDF Flyer
- Director, Urban & Environmental Policy Institute, Occidental College
Professor Robert Gottlieb, a long-time activist and historian of social movements, has been directly engaged in policy, program development, and community action projects in such areas as food systems, transportation, land use, the urban environment, and resource policy. He is the author or co-author of 12 books, including: Food Justice;...
Sainan Zhang will defend her dissertation prospectus Socio-Ecological Drivers and Consequences of Land Fragmentation under Conditions of Rapid Urbanization. Faculty, students, and the general public are invited.Read More View the PDF Flyer
- Co-Founder, Real Food Challenge
- Community Organizer and Research Fellow, Live Real
Hai Vo is a young scholar seeking food justice within his lifetime. He is a community outreach fellow with the California Food and Justice Coalition and organizes with Live Real, an organization harnessing the power of young people to transform the food system in policy and practice. Hai is the...
The Sustainable Phosphorus (P) Summit is the fourth annual Frontiers in Life Sciences (FiLS) conference, a graduate student-led meeting supported in part by Arizona State Universityâ€™s School of Life Sciences and the Sustainable P Initiative (SPI). This will be an international, transdisciplinary conference aimed...
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