Environmental Justice Course Collection

These course descriptions have been submitted by faculty from a range of disciplines. The courses address various ways of teaching environmental justice across disciplines.


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Environmental Justice and Sustainability
Josefina Li, Bemidji State University
The course investigates the ethical and moral dimensions of environmental choices, and the legal, philosophical, political, and economic underpinnings of various theories of justice. A major focus is the ...

Environmental Justice
Kate Darby, Western Washington University
This course explores the justice implications of environmental problems by examining the history of the environmental justice movement, current conceptions and definitions of environmental justice, and case study ...

Environment and Society
Andrew Scholl, Kent State University-Main Campus
This is an introductory course focused on the interactions between human activities and the environment, and is taught through the study of several environmental issues including water, energy, climate change, air ...

Earth & Mineral Resources
James Myers, University of Wyoming
An interdisciplinary lecture-lab course for upper division focusing on the Earth and mineral resources that are critical to maintaining a modern, industrialized society. The course follows a resource, e.g. copper, ...

Environmental Health and Policy
Bhavna Shamasunder, Occidental College
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 ...

The Global Environment
Michael Phillips, Illinois Valley Community College
This is an interdisciplinary course that introduces students to the study of environmental issues. Students read about and discuss a broad range of issues where humans interact with the environment. Topics range ...

Environmental Justice
Christopher Wells, Macalester College
Poor and minority populations have historically borne the brunt of environmental inequalities in the United States, suffering disproportionately from the effects of pollution, dispossession of land, resource ...

Environmental Science
Nathan Cahoone, Trinidad State Junior College
This is an interdisciplinary course that focuses on many of the past, current and future environmental issues that affect our everyday lives, both locally and globally. We address how chemistry, water pollution, ...

Environmental Justice
April Baptiste, Colgate University
This course evaluates the beginnings of environmental justice as a concept and examines its development into an emerging field. Students will learn to critically analyze examples of environmental justice cases, ...

Environmental Regulation and Enforcement
Lauren Waterworth, Appalachian State University
This is course primarily for science majors that will introduce them to the landscape of environmental regulation and enforcement in the U.S. The course will combine lecture with class discussion and in-class ...