Environmental Justice Essay Collection

These essays were submitted by faculty in preparation for the InTeGrate Environmental Justice workshop in April 2013.


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Creating Empathy for People in Difficult Environmental Situations
Angie Gumm, St. Mary's Parish Catholic School
Angie Gumm, Friends University As an adjunct, I have had a limited opportunity so far to teach classes with a large environmental justice emphasis. The biggest opportunity was at Iowa State University, teaching ...

Global Corporate Social Responsibility
Julie Rothbardt, Monmouth College
Dr. Julie Rothbardt, Department of Political Economy and Commerce, Monmouth College Defining CSR Corporate social responsibility (CSR) has been defined by interest groups, organizations, and academicians in ...

Close Reading--and Close Writing--Environmental Justice
Amanda Hagood, Hendrix College
Amanda Hagood, Hendrix College Close Reading—and Close Writing—Environmental Justice As an English teacher equally concerned about the health of our global ecosystem and committed to the concept of ...

Incorporating Environmental Justice as Part of a Holistic Approach to Environmental Science Courses
Michael Phillips, Illinois Valley Community College
Mike Phillips, , Illinois Valley Community College At the beginning of my professional career, I worked for an environmental consulting firm investigating hazardous waste sites throughout the Midwest. I ...

Environmental Justice in Energy and Water Studies
Karen Berger, University of Rochester
Karen Berger, University of Rochester My first exposure to environmental justice was when I co-taught a course by that name as an undergraduate student through the Stanford Workshops on Political and Social ...

Gender and Service Learning in Environmental Justice
Barbara Whitten, Colorado College
Barbara Whitten, , Colorado College I am very interested in teaching environmental justice, and work to incorporate it into most of the Environmental and Feminist and Gender Studies classes I teach. I've been ...

Identifying the Spatial Injustice of the Environment
Andrew Scholl, Kent State University-Main Campus
Andrew Scholl, , Wittenberg University Trained as a physical geographer I came to the issue of Environmental Justice when I started teaching a 100 level Environment and Society course. This is a general education ...

Engaging Students in Research-Led Learning on Environmental Justice
Sya Kedzior, Towson University
Sya Buryn Kedzior, Towson University I prefer to teach and learn about environmental justice by having students engage in active research in the local community. By doing research, collecting and analyzing data, ...

Crossing Disciplinary and Movement Divides: Towards an Integrated Environmental Justice Pedagogy
Bhavna Shamasunder, Occidental College
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 ...

Environmental Justice -- When Is it Absent?
DIANE BERES, Ripon College
DIANE BERES, , Ripon College The course in which my teaching of environmental justice occurs is "Introduction to Environmental Studies." It is primarily taken as an intro to the major or to fulfill a ...