Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

"Ecuador'€™s Environmental Revolutions: Environmentalism in a Petro State": A talk by Tammy L. Lewis

April 6th, 2017
5:00 PM

Location
Woldenberg Art Center (Stone Auditorium)

Tammy L. Lewis is Professor of Sociology at the City University of New York/Brooklyn College and Professor at the CUNY Graduate Center in Sociology and Earth and Environmental Sciences. She is also the Director of Macaulay Honors College at Brooklyn College. Her research examines sustainability and alternatives to development, with a focus on Latin America. She has conducted research in Belize, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Peru, and Ecuador, where she was a Fulbright scholar. She is author of Ecuador’s Environmental Revolutions (2016, MIT Press) and co-author with Kenneth A. Gould of Green Gentrification: Urban Sustainability and the Struggle for Environmental Justice (2017, Routledge). Also with Gould, she is the coeditor of Twenty Lessons in Environmental Sociology (2015, Oxford University Press). Her work has appeared in Conservation Biology, Social Science Quarterly, Teaching Sociology, and The Chronicle of Higher
Education, among others. She is the Chair-Elect of the Environment and Technology section of the American Sociological Association.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Christopher Oliver at coliver6@tulane.edu
This event is co-sponsored by: Tulane‘€™s Environmental Studies Program and the School of Liberal Arts (supported through a generous gift from Charlotte and Fred Hubbell), The Stone Center for Latin American Studies, Center for Inter-American Policy and Research

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This summer educator institute is the third institute in a series being offered by Tulane University, The University of Georgia and Vanderbilt University. This series of institutes is designed to enhance the presence of Central America in the K-12 classroom. Each year, participants engage with presenters, resources and other K-12 colleagues to explore diverse topics in Central America with a focus on people and the environment. It is not required to have participated in past institutes to join us.

The Stone Center for Latin American Studies at Tulane University is excited to host and coordinate this year’s institute. Tulane University and New Orleans are both unique and important places to explore the deep connections to Central America with a focus on people and environment. With presentations by leading historians and sociologists on Central America, environment and race we are excited to share the work and resources from presenters as well as the unique resources at Tulane.

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