Bhavna Shamasunder

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Urban and Environmental Policy
Occidental College

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Environmental Health and Policy part of Integrate:Workshops:Teaching Environmental Justice: Interdisciplinary Approaches:Courses
This is an introductory interdisciplinary environmental health science course that will introduce students to basic concepts in environmental health such as hazard and risk as well as topics such as water access and equality, pesticides, and air quality. Utilizing case studies both locally and globally, this course seeks to provide students with a scientific understanding, policy context, and community lens into environmental health problems. Students may also enroll in Introduction to GIS that will use case studies from environmental health.


Crossing Disciplinary and Movement Divides: Towards an Integrated Environmental Justice Pedagogy part of Integrate:Workshops:Teaching Environmental Justice: Interdisciplinary Approaches:Essays
Bhavna Shamasunder, Occidental College, Urban and Environmental Policy Department, March 2013 As an undergraduate, I majored in Biology and Ethnic Studies. As I progressed in my biology degree, I began to loathe ...

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InTeGrate Environmental Justice Workshop