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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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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 ...

History, Privilege, and Disproportional Environmental Burdens
Christopher Wells, Macalester College
Christopher Wells, , Macalester College My course, Environmental Justice, is cross-listed among the departments of Environmental Studies, History, and American Studies, and focuses on a few key themes and ...

A Philosophy for Teaching and Living in a Just Environment
Paul Jeffries, Ripon College
Paul Jeffries, Philosophy Department/Environmental Studies Program, Ripon College, March 2013 My approach to teaching about environmental justice is, in large part, affected by the context in which I teach. Ripon ...

Transfering Observations into Reserach: Looking at the Student Perspective
Hayley Smith, Global Village Institute, and The Farm School, Summertown TN
Hayley Joyell Smith, , North Carolina State University at Raleigh Incorporating environmental justice into a classroom presents a rich opportunity to illustrate how geoscience can solve one of the world's ...

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 ...

Some of us are more "in it" than others
Deborah Jackson, Earlham College
Deborah Jackson, , Earlham College In Southwestern Ontario, just across the St. Clair River from Michigan's "Thumb," is the largest concentration of petrochemical plants, refineries, and related ...

Environmental Justice: making students comfortable about the uncomfortable
April Baptiste, Colgate University
April Baptiste, , Colgate University I was first exposed to the concept of social justice as a teaching assistant during graduate school. This course exposed me to concepts of social justice and its relation to ...

Finding the Origin of Environmental Injustice in a Broad Social and Historical Context
Josefina Li, Bemidji State University
Josefina Li, , Bemidji State University I have just begun my teaching career at Bemidji State University as a Ph.d candidate from the University of Missouri- Kansas City. In Kansas City, the economic department ...

The Uneven Burden of Risk: My Approach to Teaching Environmental Justice
Anna Versluis, Gustavus Adolphus College
Anna Versluis, , Gustavus Adolphus College I address environmental justice in the 200-level Nature and Society course that I teach annually at Gustavus Adolphus College in Saint Peter, MN. This course is required ...

Building Partnerships for Educational Activities in Environmental Justice Communities
Herb Wang, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Herb Wang, , University of Wisconsin-Madison Environmental Justice (EJ) is a topic that lends itself well to the goal of civic engagement. In 2007 I gave a presentation titled "Incorporating Social Justice ...

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