Richard D. Schulterbrandt Gragg III
School of the Environment
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
Richard D. Schulterbrandt Gragg III, Ph.D. is a Professor of Environmental Science and Policy in the Florida A&M University School of the Environment. His teaching, research and service interests include: environmental justice and health disparities; environmental and sustainability science; community based participatory research; and environmental and public health policy. He also directs undergraduate and graduate students in thesis and dissertation research. Professor Schulterbrandt Gragg is currently serving the Office of Pesticide Programs for the Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee. He is the founding director of the Florida A&M University Center for Environmental Equity and Justice and a former member of the US EPA Science Advisory Board for the Environmental Justice Technical Group Review Panel, Audubon of Florida Board of Directors, the Florida Environmental Regulations Commission, and the US Environmental Protection Agency, National Environmental Justice Advisory Council and Health and Research Subcommittee. Dr. Gragg is also President and CEO of the Public Private Partnership for Sustainable Communities. Dr. Gragg was awarded a Biochemistry B.S., 1980, from the SUNY Binghamton University and a Pharmacology M.S., 1986 and a Pharmaceutical Sciences Ph.D., 1994, from the Florida A&M University.
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Course Modules (4)
Food as the Foundation for Healthy Communities part of Food as the Foundation for Healthy Communities
The movement toward sustainable communities has brought into focus the centrality of food in our everyday lives and its myriad social, economic, and environmental connections. The purpose of this module, Food as ...
Unit 2: Community-Based Participatory Solutions part of Food as the Foundation for Healthy Communities
The introduction and examination of the food, energy, and water connection—as a system in Unit 1—established the dictates of human dependency on and human modification of the environment. We continue a logical ...
Unit 3: Food Systems In Action part of Food as the Foundation for Healthy Communities
In the capstone, Unit 3, students are provided a real-world example of local community action to address the challenge of "healthy food access." The 2015 Leon County (Florida) Sustainable Communities ...
Unit 1: The Food-Energy-Water Connection part of Food as the Foundation for Healthy Communities
This unit is designed to function as three days of instruction in an introductory urban planning, environmental science/studies or public health course.
Other Contributions (2)
Advancing the Perception and Adoption of Geosciences in a New Era part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2018:Program:Afternoon Workshops
This "shopwork" is designed to generate creative thinking and innovative strategies for increasing exposure to Geoscience opportunities. A rebuilding of the public appreciation for Geoscience is possible ...
Using InTegrate Materials to Strengthen Geosciences Across the Curriculum part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2017:Program:Roundtable Discussions
This session will explore the use of InTeGrate curriculum materials and faculty development workshops to strengthen infusion of Earth literacy throughout the curriculum. The value of culturally competent materials ...