Pamela McMullin-Messier

Department of Sociology

Central Washington University

I am currently a Professor of Sociology and was Director for the Environmental Studies program (2016-2020) at Central Washington University. I earned my Ph.D. in 2006 from the University of Southern California in Sociology with a specialization in population and a graduate certificate in gender studies. My dissertation focused on collective dissonance about population and immigration politics in the environmental movement. My areas of specialization in teaching and research include: gender studies, population, environmental studies, social justice, sustainability, and collective behavior. I also earned degrees from the University of Connecticut (MA, Sociology) and Central Connecticut State University (BA, Sociology).

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Unit 1: Hazards, vulnerability and risk part of Map your Hazards!
Students will identify and apply credible geologic and social science data sets to identify local hazards and vulnerable groups and structures, and assess risk for their community.

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Social Ecology part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Teaching about Risk and Resilience:Courses
This is a sociology course but also serves as an interdisciplinary elective for environmental and policy studies; the course revolves around discussion and application of the concepts and theories of environmental ...

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Hazards, Vulnerabilities, and Risks in Kittitas County part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Teaching about Risk and Resilience:Real-World Examples
Pamela McMullin-Messier, Department of Sociology, Central Washington University Summary Besides potential earthquakes and volcanic eruptions, well-known and experienced hazards to Kittitas County, WA include ...