CV

STEPHEN ZAVESTOSKI, Ph.D.

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University of San Francisco | Environmental Studies Program | Department of Sociology
2130 Fulton St. | San Francisco, CA 94117-1080 USA | 415.422.5485

Professional Appointments

2015-present Professor, Environmental Studies and Sociology, University of San Francisco
2016 (Dec) Fulbright Specialist in Environmental Sociology, Smolensk State University, Russia
2015 Visiting Scholar, Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE), Oct-Nov
2011-present Sustainability Director, College of Arts & Sciences, University of San Francisco
2011-2014 Co-Chair, Environmental Studies Program, University of San Francisco
2005-2014 Associate Professor, Environmental Studies and Sociology, University of San Francisco
2006-2009 Chair, Department of Sociology, University of San Francisco
2006-2009 Chair, Environmental Studies Program, University of San Francisco
2002-2004 Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of San Francisco
1998-2002 Assistant Professor of Sociology, Providence College
1997-1998 Adjunct Instructor of Sociology, Washington State University–Vancouver

Education

Ph.D. Sociology, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
, 1998 (Dissertation: “The Self-Concept and Values in the Development of Environmental Concern and Concern for the Problem of Overconsumption”)

M.A. Sociology, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, 1996 (
Thesis: “Deep Ecology and Sense of Self: Evidence for an Ecological Identity”)

B.A. Sociology, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, 1994

Scholarship

Books

Swarnakar, Pradip, Stephen Zavestoski and Binary Kumar Pattnaik (eds.). Forthcoming (2017). ’Bottom-up’ Approaches in Governance and Adaptation for Sustainable Development: Case Studies from India and Bangladesh. SAGE India.

Zavestoski, Stephen and Julian Agyeman (eds.). 2014. Incomplete Streets: Processes, Practices and Possibilities. New York: Routledge.

Brown, Phil, Rachel Morello-Frosch, Stephen Zavestoski and the Contested Illnesses Research Group (eds.). 2012. Contested Illnesses: Citizens, Science, and Health Social Movements. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Brown, Phil and Stephen Zavestoski (eds.). 2005. Social Movements in Health. New York: Blackwell.

Book Series (co-Editor)

Zavestoski, Stephen and Julian Agyeman. “Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City.” Routledge. (8 titles published 2014-present)

Journal Guest Editor

Swarnakar, Pradip and Stephen Zavestoski (Guest Editors). Forthcoming. Special issue on “Environment and Technology: Mediating Factors toward Sustainable Development,” International Journal of Innovation in Sustainable Development, vol. 8, no. 3/4 (Dec 2014/Jan 2015).

Articles in Refereed Journals

Botelho, Bridget, and Stephen Zavestoski. 2015. “‘All the World’s a Stage’: The Bhopal Movement’s Transnational Organizing Strategies at the 2012 Olympic Games.” Social Justice 41(1/2), p.169-185.

Zavestoski, Stephen. 2009. “The Struggle for Justice in Bhopal: A New/Old Breed of Transnational Social Movement.” Global Social Policy 9:383-407.

Schlosberg, David, Stephen Zavestoski and Stuart W. Shulman. 2007. “Democracy and E-Rulemaking: Web-based Technologies, Deliberation, and Environmental Campaigns.” Journal of Information Technology & Politics 4(1):37-55.

Zavestoski, Stephen. 2006. “Local and Global Environmental Advocacy Networks: Responses to the Globalization of Environmental Health Hazards.” International Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability 2(5):149-158.

Brown, Phil, Sabrina McCormick, Brian Mayer, Stephen Zavestoski, Rachel Morello-Frosch, Rebecca Gasior Altman, and Laura Senier. 2006. “’A Lab of Our Own’: Environmental Causation of Breast Cancer and Challenges to the Dominant Epidemiological Paradigm.” Science, Technology & Human Values 31:499 – 536.

Zavestoski, Stephen, Stuart Shulman, and David Schlosberg. 2006. “Democracy and the Environment on the Internet: Electronic Citizen Participation in Regulatory Rulemaking,” Science, Technology & Human Values 31:1-26.

Zavestoski, Stephen, Rachel Morello-Frosch, Phil Brown, Brian Mayer, Sabrina McCormick, and Rebecca Gasior. 2005. “Health Social Movements and Contested Illnesses.” Pp. 253-278 in Daniel Meyers and Daniel Cress (eds.), Research in Social Movements, Conflict and Change, Vol. 25. San Diego: Elsevier/JAI Press.

Zavestoski, Stephen, Phil Brown, Sabrina McCormick. 2004. “Gender, Embodiment, and Disease: Environmental Breast Cancer Activists’ Challenges to Science, the Biomedical Model, and Policy,” Science as Culture 13(4):563-586.

Zavestoski, Stephen, Frank Mignano, Kate Agnello, Francine Darroch. 2004. “Issue Framing and Citizen Apathy Toward Local Environmental Contamination,” Sociological Forum 19:255-283.

Zavestoski, Stephen, Phil Brown, Sabrina McCormick, Brian Mayer, Jaime Lucove, and Maryhelen D’Ottavi. 2004. “Patient activism and the struggle for diagnosis: Gulf War Illness and other medically unexplained physical symptoms in the U.S.” Social Science & Medicine 58:161-175.

Brown, Phil, Stephen Zavestoski,, Sabrina McCormick, Brian Mayer, Rachel Morello-Frosch, Rebecca Gasior. 2004. “Embodied Health Movements: New Approaches to Social Movements in Health.” Sociology of Health & Illness 26(1):50-80.

Brown, Phil, Brian Mayer, Stephen Zavestoski, Theo Luebke, Joshua Mandelbaum, and Sabrina McCormick. 2004. “Clearing the Air and Breathing Freely: The Health Politics of Air Pollution and Asthma.” International Journal of Health Services 34(1):39-63. Also reprinted in Smoke and Mirrors: Air Pollution as a Social and Political Artifact, Melanie Dupuis (ed.) New York: New York University Press.

McCormick, Sabrina, Phil Brown, and Stephen Zavestoski. 2003. “The Personal is Scientific, the Scientific is Political: The Public Paradigm of the Environmental Breast Cancer Movement.” Sociological Forum 18:545-576.

Brown, Phil, Brian Mayer, Stephen Zavestoski, Theo Luebke, Joshua Mandelbaum, and Sabrina McCormick. 2003. “The Health Politics of Asthma: Environmental Justice and Collective Illness Experience in the United States.” Social Science & Medicine 57(3):453-464. Reprinted in Where We Live, Work, and Play: A Critical Appraisal of the Environmental Justice Movement, David Pellow and Robert Brulle, (eds.) Cambridge: MIT Press.

Shulman, Stuart W., David Schlosberg, Stephen Zavestoski, and David Courard-Hauri. 2003. “Electronic Rulemaking: A Public Participation Research Agenda for the Social Sciences.” Social Science Computer Review 21, 2 (Summer).

Zavestoski, Stephen, Frank Mignano, Kate Agnello, Francine Darroch, and Katy Abrams. 2002. “Toxicity and Complicity: Explaining Consensual Community Response to a Chronic Technological Disaster,” The Sociological Quarterly 43(3): 385-406.

Zavestoski, Stephen, Phil Brown, Meadow Linder, Sabrina McCormick and Brian Mayer. 2002. “Science, Policy, Activism and War: Defining the Health of Gulf War Veterans,” Science, Technology & Human Values 27:171-205.

Zavestoski, Stephen. 2002. “The Social-psychological Bases of Anti-consumption Attitudes,” Psychology & Marketing 19:149-66.

Brown, Phil, Stephen Zavestoski, Brian Mayer, Sabrina McCormick, and Pamela Webster. 2002. “Policy Issues in Environmental Health Disputes.” Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences 584: 175-202.

Brown, Phil, Stephen Zavestoski, Sabrina McCormick, Joshua Mandelbaum, and Theo Luebke. 2001. “Print Media Coverage of Environmental Causation of Breast Cancer,” Sociology of Health and Illness 23: 747-775.

Brown, Phil, Stephen Zavestoski, Sabrina McCormick, Joshua Mandelbaum, Theo Luebke, and Meadow Linder. 2001. “A Gulf of Difference: Disputes over Gulf War-Related Illnesses,” Journal of Health and Social Behavior 42: 235-257.

Book Chapters

Zavestoski, Stephen and Andrew J. Weigert. Forthcoming (May 2017). “Bringing forth an Ecotopian future: The production of imagined futures through contemporary cultural practices.” In Perma/Culture: Imagining Futures in an Age of Crisis, edited by Molly Wallace and David Carruthers. Routledge (Environmental Humanities series).

Zavestoski, Stephen and Andrew J. Weigert. 2017. “Mead, interactionism, and the improbability of ecological selves: toward a meta-environmental microsociological theory.” Pp. 98-116 in Microsociological Perspectives for Environmental Sociology, edited by Bradley H. Brewster and Antony J. Puddephatt. Routledge.

Lyson, Mercedes and Stephen Zavestoski. 2015. “Obesity, the Alternative Food Movement and Complete Streets: New Forms of ‘Patient’ Activism.” In The Public Shaping of Medical Research: Patient Associations, Health Movements and Biomedicine, edited by Peter Wehling, Willy Viehöver and Sophie Koenen. Routledge.

Zavestoski, Stephen. 2014. “A Community Health Approach to Inclusive Urbanization: Learning from the Bhopal Disaster.” In Inclusive Urbanization: Rethinking Policy, Practice and Research in the Age of Climate Change, edited by Krishna K. Shrestha, Hemant R Ojha, Phil McManus, Anna Rubbo, and Krishna Dhote. Routledge.

Zavestoski, Stephen and Julian Agyeman. 2014. “Complete Streets. What’s Missing?” In Incomplete Streets: Processes, Practices and Possibilities, edited by Stephen Zavestoski and Julian Agyeman. Routledge.

Zavestoski, Stephen and Julian Agyeman. 2014. “Towards an Understanding of Complete Streets: Equity, Justice and Sustainability.” In Incomplete Streets: Processes, Practices and Possibilities, edited by Stephen Zavestoski and Julian Agyeman. Routledge.

Zavestoski, Stephen. 2014. “The Struggle for Justice in Bhopal: A New/Old Breed of Transnational Social Movement.” In A History of Environmentalism: Local Struggles, Global Histories, edited by Lise Sedrez and Marco Armiero. Bloomsbury.

Mac Sheoin, Tomás and Stephen Zavestoski. 2012. “Corporate Catastrophes from UC Bhopal to BP Deepwater Horizon: Continuities in Causation, Corporate Negligence, and Crisis Management.” In Black Beaches and Bayous: BP Deepwater Horizon Gulf Oil Spill Disaster, edited by Ashraf Esmail and Lisa Eargle, pp. 53-91. Lanham, MD: University Press of America.

Morello-Frosch, Rachel, Phil Brown and Stephen Zavestoski. 2012. “Introduction: Environmental Justice and Contested Illnesses.” In Contested Illnesses: Citizens, Science, and Health Social Movements, edited by Phil Brown, Rachel Morello-Frosch, Stephen Zavestoski and the Contested Illnesses Research Group, pp. 3-14. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Brown, Phil, Rachel Morello-Frosch, Stephen Zavestoski, Sabrina McCormick,
Brian Mayer, Rebecca Gasior Altman, Crystal Adams, Elizabeth Hoover,
and Ruth Simpsom. 2012. “Embodied Health Movements.” In Contested Illnesses: Citizens, Science, and Health Social Movements, edited by Phil Brown, Rachel Morello-Frosch, Stephen Zavestoski and the Contested Illnesses Research Group, pp. 15-32. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Brown, Phil, Rachel Morello-Frosch and Stephen Zavestoski. 2012. “Getting into the Field: New Approaches to Research Methods.” In Contested Illnesses: Citizens, Science, and Health Social Movements, edited by Phil Brown, Rachel Morello-Frosch, Stephen Zavestoski and the Contested Illnesses Research Group, pp. 46-63. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Brown, Phil, Stephen Zavestoski, Alissa Cordner, Sabrina McCormick,
Joshua Mandelbaum, Theo Luebke, and Meadow Linder. 2012. “A Narrowing Gulf of Difference? Disputes and Discoveries in the Study of Gulf War–Related Illnesses.” In Contested Illnesses: Citizens, Science, and Health Social Movements, edited by Phil Brown, Rachel Morello-Frosch, Stephen Zavestoski and the Contested Illnesses Research Group, pp. 79-107. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Brown, Phil, Brian Mayer, Stephen Zavestoski, Theo Luebke, Joshua Mandelbaum, Sabrina McCormick, and Mercedes Lyson. 2012. “The Health Politics of Asthma: Environmental Justice and Collective Illness Experience.” In Contested Illnesses: Citizens, Science, and Health Social Movements, edited by Phil Brown, Rachel Morello-Frosch, Stephen Zavestoski and the Contested Illnesses Research Group, pp. 108-122. Berkeley: University of California Press.

McCormick, Sabrina, Phil Brown, Stephen Zavestoski and Alissa Cordner. 2012. “The Personal Is Scientific, the Scientific Is Political: The Public Paradigm of the Environmental Breast Cancer Movement.” In Contested Illnesses: Citizens, Science, and Health Social Movements, edited by Phil Brown, Rachel Morello-Frosch, Stephen Zavestoski and the Contested Illnesses Research Group, pp. 147-168. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Brown, Phil, Rachel Morello-Frosch, Stephen Zavestoski. 2012. “Conclusion.” In Contested Illnesses: Citizens, Science, and Health Social Movements, edited by Phil Brown, Rachel Morello-Frosch, Stephen Zavestoski and the Contested Illnesses Research Group, pp. 147-168. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Brown, Phil, Rachel Morello-Frosch, Stephen Zavestoski, Laura Senier, Rebecca Gasior Altman, Elizabeth Hoover, Sabrina McCormick, Brian Mayer, and Crystal Adams. 2011. “Health Social Movements: Advancing Traditional Medical Sociology Concepts.” In Handbook of the Sociology of Health, Illness & Healing: A Blueprint for the 21st Century, edited by Bernice A. Pescosolido, Jack K. Martin, Jane McLeod, and Anne Rogers, pp. 117-137. New York: Springer.

Zavestoski, Stephen. 2010. “Environmental Health Organizing in a Globalizing World: The Emergence of a Global Anti-Toxics Movement and its Political, Legal and Economic Challenges.” In Health and Environment: Social Science Perspectives, edited by Helen Kopnina and Hans Keune, pp. 255-272. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers.

Zavestoski, Stephen, Phil Brown, Meadow Linder, Sabrina McCormick and Brian Mayer (trans. Jean-Noël Jouzel and Yannick Barthe). 2010. “Les Maladies de la guerre du Golfe: Les Vétérans face au ‘Paradigme Épidémiologique Dominant.’” In Sur La Piste Environmentale: Meances Sanitaires et Mobilisations Profanes, edited by Madeleine Akrich, Yannick Barthe and Catherine Rémy, pp. 253-304. Paris: Transvalor–Presses des Mines.

Brown, Phil Rachel Morello-Frosch, Stephen Zavestoski, Laura Senier, Rebecca Altman, Elizabeth Hoover, Sabrina McCormick, Brian Mayer, and Crystal Adams. 2010. “Field Analysis and Policy Ethnography in the Study of Health Social Movements.” In Social Movements and the Transformation of American Healthcare, edited by Jane Banaszak-Holl, Sandra Levitsky and Mayer Zald, pp. 101-116. New York: Oxford University Press.

Schlosberg, David, Stuart Shulman and Stephen Zavestoski. 2009. “Deliberation in E-Rulemaking? The Problem of Mass Participation.” In Online Deliberation: Design, Research, and Practice, edited by Todd Davies and Seeta Gangadharan, pp. 133-148. Chicago: CSLI Publications/University of Chicago Press.

Brown, Phil, Stephen Zavestoski, Sabrina McCormick, Brian Mayer, Rachel Morello-Frosch, and Rebecca Altman. 2008. “Embodied Health Movements: New Approaches to Social Movements in Health.” In Perspectives in Medical Sociology (4th ed.), edited by Phil Brown, pp. 521-538. Longrove, IL: Waveland Press.

Schlosberg, David, Stuart Shulman, and Stephen Zavestoski. 2005. “Virtual Environmental Citizenship: Web-Based Public Participation on Environmental Rulemaking in the U.S..” In Environmental Citizenship, edited by Andy Dobson and Derek Bell, pp. 207-236. Cambridge: MIT Press.

Brown, Phil, Brian Mayer, Stephen Zavestoski, Theo Luebke, Joshua Mandelbaum and Sabrina McCormick. 2005. “The Health Politics of Asthma: Environmental Justice and Collective Illness Experience.” In Power, Justice, and the Environment: A Critical Appraisal of the Environmental Justice Movement, edited by David N. Pellow and Robert J. Brulle, pp. 185-204. Cambridge: MIT Press.

Morello-Frosch, Rachel, Stephen Zavestoski, Phil Brown, Rebecca Gasior, Sabrina McCormick, and Brian Mayer. 2006. “Embodied Health Movements: Responses to a ‘Scientized’ World.” In The New Political Sociology of Science: Institutions, Networks, and Power, edited by Kelly Moore and Scott Frickel, pp. 244-271. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press.

Zavestoski, Stephen. 2004. “Constructing and Maintaining Ecological Identities: The Strategies of Deep Ecologists.” In Identity and the Natural Environment: The Psychological Significance of Nature, edited by Susan Opotow and Susan Clayton, pp. 297-316. Cambridge: MIT Press.

Brown, Phil, Stephen Zavestoski, Meadow Linder, Sabrina McCormick, and Brian Mayer. 2003. “Chemicals And Casualties: The Search For Causes Of Gulf War Illnesses.” In Synthetic Planet: Chemical Politics and the Hazards of Modern Life, edited by Monica Casper, pp. 213-236. New York: Routledge

Zavestoski, Stephen. 2001. “Environmental Concern and Anticonsumerism in the Self-Concept: Do They Share the Same Basis?” In Sustainable Consumption: Conceptual Issues and Policy Problems, edited by Maurie J. Cohen and Joseph Murphy, pp. 173-189. London: Elsevier Press.

Book Reviews

Zavestoski, Stephen. 2011. Review of Mobilizing Science: Movements, Participation, and the Remaking of Knowledge, by Sabrina McCormick. Social Forces 89(4):1443-1445.

Zavestoski, Stephen. 2007. Review of Transforming Environmentalism: Warren County, PCBs, and the Origins of Environmental Justice by Eileen McGurty. Contemporary Sociology 36:571-3.

Zavestoski, Stephen. 2006. Review of The New Urban Park: Golden Gate National Recreation Area and Civic Environmentalism, by Hal Rothman. Society & Natural Resources 19:1-3.

Zavestoski, Stephen. 2002. Review of Plundered Promise: Capitalism, Politics, and the Fate of Public Lands, by Richard Behan. Society & Natural Resources 15:282-284.

Other Publications

Brown, Phil, and Stephen Zavestoski. 2004. “Social movements in health: an introduction.” Sociology of Health & Illness 26(6): 679-694.

Shulman, S., J. Callan, E.H. Hovy, and S. Zavestoski. “SGER Collaborative: A Testbed for eRulemaking Data.” Journal of E-Government 1(1):123-7. Shulman, S., J. Callan, E.H. Hovy, and S. Zavestoski. 2004. “SGER Collaborative: A Testbed for eRulemaking Data.” Project Highlight in Proceedings of the NSF’s National Conference on Digital Government dg.o 2004. Seattle, WA.

Zavestoski, Stephen. 2003. “Why Conservation Psychology?” Human Ecology Review 10(2):184-186.

Zavestoski, Stephen, and Stuart Shulman. 2002. “The Internet and Environmental Decision-Making: A Dialogue.” Organization & Environment 15(3): 323-327.

Zavestoski, Stephen. 2002. “Anti-consumption Attitudes” (Guest Editorial), Psychology & Marketing 19:121-26.

Zavestoski, Stephen. 2001. “Gemeinschaft/Gesellschaft,” in Reader’s Guide to the Social Sciences, Jonathan Michie (ed.), Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers.

Zavestoski, Stephen. 2001. “Social Darwinism,” in Reader’s Guide to the Social Sciences, Jonathan Michie (ed.), Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers.

Zavestoski, Stephen. November 2000. “Downstream Paradoxes: A Comment on Rumbo and Ten Eyck,” Consumers, Commodities & Consumption 2(1): 2-3.

Zavestoski, Stephen. 1997. “Emerging Theoretical Parameters in Environmental Sociology,” Environment, Technology, and Society 85 (spring): 5-6.

Online Contributions

Zavestoski, Stephen (with Julian Agyeman). “Origins of ‘The Invisible Cyclist’ Blog.” Invisible Cyclist. Feb 7, 2012. Re-blogged on Network Dispatches as “The Invisible Cyclist: Transportation Justice

Zavestoski, Stephen (with Julian Agyeman). “Invisible Cyclist Rides Again.” Invisible Cyclist. Oct 31, 2013

Zavestoski, Stephen (with Julian Agyeman). “Lessons from the Green Lanes? Listen to Communities of Color.” Invisible Cyclist. Jun 5, 2014

Zavestoski, Stephen. “Fast Tracking Climate Adaptation–tapping our natural tendency to experiment.” Our Place on Earth. May 30, 2014

Zavestoski, Stephen. “USF: University of the Best Cycling City Ever?” USFpedals. Oct 10, 2012

Recent Invited Lectures

“Fast Tracking Sustainability Transitions: Tapping the Human Tendency to Experiment,” Visiting Scholar Keynote Address as part of Finnish Environment Institute Seminar “Sustainability experimentation: interplay between grassroots and institutions,” Helsinki, Finland, October 14, 2015

“Moving Beyond the North-South Climate Divide: Social Scientific Questions on Urban vs. Rural Adaptation to Climate Chaos,” Fulbright Specialist guest lecture, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India, Feb 21, 2014

“The North-South Climate Divide: Issues of Equity and Development,” Fulbright Specialist guest lecture, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore, India, Feb 13, 2014

“The Role of Community Health in Inclusive Urbanization: Learning from the Bhopal Disaster,” guest lecture, UCSF Global Health Sciences Masters Program, July 12, 2012.

“Embodied Health Movements: Contesting the Dominant Epidemiological Paradigm,” invited speaker at workshop on Patient Organizations, Health Movements and Medical Research: Varieties, Effects and Future of Civil Society Engagement in Science, Technology Development and Research Policies, May 10-12, 2012, University of Augsburg, Augsburg, Germany.

“The Role of Community Health in Inclusive Urbanization: Learning from the Bhopal Disaster,” invited speaker at Global Studio Bhopal, Re-imagining Inclusive Urbanization: People Building Better Cities, Jan 7-9 2012, Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal, India.

“Bhopal 25 Years Later: Lay Approaches to Treating Undiagnosable Symptoms in Victims of Toxic Disaster,” invited speaker at UCSF Occupational and Environmental Medicine Fellowship “Grand Rounds” speaker series, April 22, 2010, University of California San Francisco.

“The Bhopal Disaster: 25 Years Without Justice,” invited guest lecture in Dr. Harvey Kayman’s course Ethics and Public Health in an Age of Catastrophe, April 14, 2010, University of California Berkeley.

“The Petrochemical Industry, the Bhopal Disaster, and the Global Anti-toxics Movement: A Tale of Two Globalizations,” invited speaker at “Dangerous Trade: Histories of Industrial Hazard Across A Globalizing World,” Dec. 13-15, 2007, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY.

“Bhopal Disaster: The Agenda After 21 Years,” Visiting Fellow presentation given to the University of Calcutta’s Programme on Environment Management, March 30, 2006, Calcutta, India.

Grants and Awards

2015, Visiting Scholar, SYKE (Finnish Environment Institute) (Oct-Nov)

2014, Selected to serve as Fulbright Specialist, Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management, Gwalior, India

2007, “Embodied Health Movements and Transnational Social Movements: Linking the Domestic and Transnational through the Spread of Environmental Hazards,” American Sociological Association Fund for the Advancement of the Discipline ($4,300)

2006, “Social Justice and Human Rights in the Evolution of a Social Movement: The 1984 Bhopal Gas Leak Tragedy,” University of San Francisco Jesuit Foundation Grant ($5,000)

2006, Fulbright Scholar, “Environmental Health Activism in India: Civil Society Responses to Technological Crises”

2005, Award for Innovation, Center for Instruction and Technology, University of San Francisco (awarded annually to a faculty member who introduces innovative uses of technology to enhance learning)

2004-2007, “Collaborative Research: Language Processing Technology for Electronic Rulemaking” (IIS 0429243), National Science Foundation Digital Government Research Program. In collaboration with Jamie Callan, Carnegie Mellon University; Eduard Hovy, University of Southern California Information Sciences Institute; and Stuart Shulman, University of Pittsburgh. Total award amount: $1,000,000.

2004-2005, “Democracy and E-Rulemaking: Comparing Traditional vs. Electronic Comment from a Discursive Democratic Framework” (SES 0322662), National Science Foundation Societal Dimensions of Engineering, Science and Technology Program. Co-Principal Investigator with David Schlosberg and Stuart Shulman. Total award amount: $250,000.

2004-2005, “Environmental Policymaking in the Internet Era: Enhancing Public Involvement in Natural Resource-Dependent Communities of the Sierra Nevada.” Faculty Research Fellowship, McCarthy Center for Public Service and the Common Good. Total award amount: $26,874.

2002-2004, “SGER COLLABORATIVE: A Testbed for eRulemaking Data” (EIA 328618), National Science Foundation Digital Government Research Program and the EPA’s eRulemaking Initiative. Amount awarded to USF: $24,770. (In collaboration with Jamie Callan, Carnegie Mellon University; Eduard Hovy, University of Southern California Information Sciences Institute; and Stuart Shulman, Drake University.) Total award amount: $130,000.

1999, “Public Perceptions of a Contaminated Woonasquatucket River and Related Psychosocial Stress,” Committee on Aid for Faculty Research, Providence College.

Teaching

Courses Taught

Nature Immersion
Globalization, Development and the Environment (Graduate level)
Global Environments and Societies
Capstone Seminar in Environmental Studies
Humans and Environmental Change (redesigned/renamed “Environment and Society”)
Health and Environment
Environmental Sociology
The Consumer Society
Contemporary Sociological Theory
Classical Sociological Theory
Introduction to Social Research
Introductory Sociology

New Courses Developed

Making Sense of the Anthropocene (USF Davies Forum seminar, Fall 2016)
Environment and Society (SOC/ENVA 109)
Methods and Approaches in Environmental Studies (ENVA 355)
Nature Immersion (ENVA 285)
Environmental Studies Cornerstone Seminar (ENVA 311)

Program/Curriculum Development

2014 Environmental Studies Academic Program Review
2013 MA in Sustainable Cities program proposal draft
2012 Environmental Studies curriculum revision
2008 Environmental Studies curriculum revision
2008 Sociology curriculum revision
2006 Sociology Academic Program Review

Teaching-related Publications and Presentations

“Using Technology in Teaching Environmental Sociology,” American Sociological Association Teaching Workshop on “Teaching Environmental Sociology: Creative Approaches and Innovative Practices,” ASA Annual Meeting, August 2009

“Social Responses to Climate Change,” public presentation at National Teach-in on Global Warming Solutions, University of San Francisco, Feb 5, 2009.

Environmental Sociology,” publication of course syllabus in Environmental Sociology Syllabi and Instructional Materials (5th ed.), 2003, Rik Scarce and Michael Mascarenhas (eds.), p. 137.

Health and Environment,” publication of course syllabus in Environmental Sociology Syllabi and Instructional Materials (5th ed.), 2003, Rik Scarce and Michael Mascarenhas (eds.), p. 142.

Dissertations/Theses Advised

2013 Dissertation Committee for “Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in the U.S. Military Arena: Social Action in the Name of Diagnosis, Treatment, and Disability Compensation,” Michael P. Fisher, PhD Dissertation, Sociology, University of California, San Francisco.

2013 PhD Thesis Examiner for “Web enabled GIS based Water Resource Management System,” Akinchan Singhai, Maulana Azad, PhD Thesis, Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Bhopal.

2012 Thesis Advisor/Chair for “Challenging Space through Activism: Scaling Local and Global Issues at the 2012 London Olympic Games,” Bridget Botelho, MA Thesis, International Studies, University of San Francisco.

2012 Thesis Advisor/Chair for ”The Flow of Water, Power, and Ideas: Water Commodification in Cape Town, South Africa and the Stratified Experiences of Time and Space Compression,” Jenna Washburn, MA Thesis, International Studies, University of San Francisco.

2011 Thesis Advisor/Chair for “The Carbon Frame: Renewable Energy Lobbying in The EU,” Kyle Stuart Herman, MA Thesis, International Studies, University of San Francisco.

Service

Profession

2014 Peer Review Panelist, National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowships Program
2013 Invited Judge, Intel Environment Award of the Tech Awards ($75,000 award to a Laureate with the most promise to contribute to clean water, improved air quality, and sustainability)
2009-present National Science Foundation “Science, Technology & Society” (SES) Program reviewer
2009 Host and Local Organizer, “The Social and Natural Limits of Globalization and the Current Conjuncture,” mini-conference of the Political Economy of the World Systems section of the American Sociological Association, University of San Francisco, Aug 7.
2009 Panelist, “Interdisciplinary Faculty and Administrative Arrangements” Roundtable Discussion, First Annual Meeting of the Association for Environmental Studies and Science
2007 Invited Participant, “Walking the Talk: Closing the Gap between Environmental Values and Practices,” workshop at University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, April 26-28,
2004 Invited Participant, “Electronic Rulemaking: Public Participation and the Quality of Regulations,” American University, January 8,
2004 2004-2010 National Science Foundation Digital Government Program Proposal Reviewer, Sociology Program Proposal Reviewer
2003 Invited Participant, “E-Rulemaking: New Directions for Technology and Regulation,” Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, January 21-23
2003-2006 Elected Council Member, Environment and Technology section of the American Sociological Association
2002 Guest Editor (with Stuart Shulman), “The Internet and Environmental Decision-Making: A Dialogue.” Organization & Environment 15(3).
2001 Guest Editor, Psychology & Marketing, “Anti-consumption Attitudes” special issue
2000-present Membership Committee, Environment and Technology section of the American Sociological Association

Editorial and Review Work

Manuscript reviewer for scholarly journals including: Urbanities, Social Forces, American Sociological Review, Environmental Health Perspectives, Sociology of Health & Illness, Social Science & Medicine, Journal of E-Government, Science as Culture, Sociological Focus, The Sociological Quarterly, Sociological Perspectives, Sociological Inquiry, Qualitative Sociology, Social Justice Research

Manuscript reviewer for publishers including: Routledge, University of California Press, NYU Press

Grant proposal reviewer for the following agencies: Council for International Exchange of Scholars (Fulbright Scholar Program), DFF-MOBILEX (Danish Council for Independent Research–Social Sciences, Danish Agency for Science Technology and Innovation), Marsden Fund of the Royal Society of New Zealand, Economic and Social Research Council (UK), National Science Foundation.

Media Interactions
2012 Chevron Refinery Fire TV/Radio Appearances (Transcripts available here)



KGO (San Francisco, CA) “ABC7 News 6:00PM,” Aug 9; KOFY (San Francisco, CA) “ABC7 News at 9 on KOFY,” Aug 9; KGOAM (San Francisco Bay Area) “KGO Evening News,” Aug 9; KTVL (Medford, OR) “News10 at 6PM,” Aug 10; KDRV (Medford, OR) “Newswatch 12 This Morning,” Aug 10; KUSI (San Diego, CA) “Good Morning San Diego” Aug 10; WFXB (Myrtle Beach, SC) “Fox Morning News,” Aug 10; KFYR (Minot, ND) “Country Morning,” Aug 10; KOMU (Columbia, MO) “KOMU 8 News Today,” Aug 10

2012 Chevron Refinery Print and Online Mentions


“Tests reveal safe toxics levels near Chevron refinery fire, but airborne particulates data not available,” Sandy Kleffman and Daniel Jimenez, San Jose Mercury News, Aug 8, 2012. (Also appearing in Contra Costa Times and Marin Independent Journal



“Barnidge: After the Chevron fire, a search for accountability,” Tom Barnidge, Contra Costa Times, Aug 8, 2012.



“Angry Crowd Voices Outrage at Chevron, County,” Steven Lau, El Cerrito Patch, Aug 8, 2012.

Other Media Activity

The Personal is Political: Investigating the Environmental Breast Cancer Movement,” May 30, 2013. Reference to work, with Phil Brown and Sabrina McCormick, on environmental breast cancer movement in blog post on “Sociology Lens” (companion site of Wiley-Blackwell journal Sociology Compass), part of “The Society Pages,” an open-access social science project of the Department of Sociology at the University of Minnesota and supported by publishing partner W.W. Norton & Company, Inc.



“The community comes together for Earth Day San Francisco,” The Examiner, April 23, 2012.



“San Francisco’s Best Bike Blogs and Media,” Michael Andersen, Green Lane Project, July 26, 2013.



“50 Sociology Professors You Should Be Following on Twitter,” Shannon Lee, WorldWideLearn.

Green Means Go: Creating a Sustainable World,” Edward Carpenter, USF Magazine, Summer 2011

Service to the University of San Francisco

2014 Member, Center for Instructional Technology ePortfolio Review Committee
2014 Mock Class, “Environment & Society,” Admitted Student Visit Program
2013 Faculty Advisor/Mentor, University Scholars
2012-present Member, Provost/President-Appointed Climate Action Planning Committee
2012 Mock Class, “Social Justice and Environmental Studies at USF, ” Admitted Student Visit Program
2012 Organizer, student design competition, “Bicycle Shelter Design Competition,” with guest judges from architecture, transportation planning, and USF Facilities, Nov 16
2011-present Faculty Advisor, ASUSF Senate Subcommittee on Sustainability
2011-present Faculty Advisor, USF Environmental Justice & Outdoors Club
2011 Organizer, “Sustainability & Social Justice Symposium,” (a one-day conference at USF)
2011 Presentation of USF’s first ever campus bicycle transportation plan, “University of San Francisco Bicycle Transportation Plan: Change the World from Here (by Bicycle),” in collaboration with students in “Environment and Society” (ENVA 109), Dec 1
2011 Mock Class, “Social Justice and Environmental Studies at USF, ” Admitted Student Visit Program
2011-2012 Member, Provost-Appointed Transportation Task Force
2007-2010 Faculty Advisor, Back to the Roots (student sustainability club)
2007-2009 Provost’s Committee on Retention, University of San Francisco
2005 Guest Speaker, “Making Waves, Changing the World One Fish at a Time,” a program of the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch Program and Bon Appétit
2004-2005 Member, Strategic Enrollment Planning Task Force
2003 Guest Faculty Speaker, Admissions Office “Preview Day”

Service to the College of Arts & Sciences

2011-present Sustainability Director, College of Arts & Sciences (appointed by Dean)
2011-present Co-Chair, Sustainability Task Force, College of Arts & Sciences
(Lead author, “Sustainability Strategic Plan” for the College of Arts & Sciences)
2013 Arrupe Immersion Program, Faculty leader, Appalachia Immersion Program
2013 Workshop leader, “Diversifying the Environmental Movement,” USF Social Justice Activism Conference: “Transforming Conflicts and Societies”
2012 Organizer, College of Arts & Sciences Dean’s Lecture Series, “Sustainability & Social Justice,” including guest speakers Scott Crow, “Black Flags and Windmills: Hope, Anarchy and the Common Ground Collective;” Carolyn Finney, “Black Faces, White Spaces: African Americans and the Great Outdoors;” and Julian Agyeman, “Just Sustainabilities: Re-imagining (E)quality, Living Within Limits”
2012 Co-organizer, “Inspiring Resilience” Fall semester film series (coordinated with ASUSF Sustainability Subcommittee and University Ministry)
2012 Invited USF representative at “Creating a Sustainable City Year Program” workshop, University of Oregon, April 18-21
2012 Guest teaching, “Sustainable Systems Design Seminar,” to lead bicycle infrastructure design project while Prof. Egenhoefer was on maternity leave
2009 “Sociology at the University of San Francisco: A Cornerstone of Ralph Lane’s Campus-wide Legacy,” presented at the Association for the Sociology of Religion, annual meeting special session on “Catholicism, Change, and Context: The Lifeworld of Ralph Lane and the Birthing of the ASR,” honoring Ralph Lane, former USF faculty member and founder of USF’s Department of Sociology, Aug 8-10
2008 Co-organizer (with Katherine Wallerstein and Andrej Grubacic), “The Great Rehearsal? The World Revolution of 1968,” University of San Francisco, Sept 20
2008-2009 Co-Chair, Arts Council, College of Arts & Sciences
2008 Moderator for Keynote Address “Heal Mother Earth, Heal M.E.—A Participative and Transformative Journey,” by Carminia “Chin-Chin” Gutierrez (environmentalist, singer, and actress) at the 2008 Ambassador Alfonso T. Yuchengco Annual Lecture Series, “Endangered Philippines Environment: Risking Future Generations”
2008 USF representative at Council on Undergraduate Research Regional Workshop on Institutionalizing Undergraduate Research, CSU Northridge, Feb 15-17 (by invitation of Dean)
2007 USF representative at “Council on Undergraduate Research: Dialogues,” Alexandria, VA, March 8-10
2005 Invited Speaker, “Temperance in an Intemperate Clime: A Colloquium on the Consumption of Food and Drink,” presented by the College of Arts & Sciences Chair of the National Endowment for the Humanities
2003-2008 Interdisciplinary Committee on Aging
2003 Co-organizer, “International Perspectives on Environmental Public Policy,” Conference in Budapest, Hungary (June2-3)

Service to the Environmental Studies Program and Department of Sociology

2011-present Co-Chair, Environmental Studies Program
2012-present Co-organizer, “Sustainability Cafe” (monthly colloquium series of the Environmental Studies Program)
2007 Search Committee Chair, Political Sociology Search
2006-2009 Chair, Department of Sociology
2006-2009 Chair, Environmental Studies Program
2004-2011 Department of Sociology Assessment Liason
2004-2006 Mentor, Irvine Minority Faculty Fellowship recipients
2004 Search Committee Member, Department of Sociology Asian American Studies Position
2004 Environmental Studies Program Representative and Guest Lecturer, Admissions Open House
2003-present Environmental Studies Advisory Board, University of San Francisco
2003 Search Committee Member, Department of Sociology Criminology Position
2003-present Undeclared Student Advising/WebTrack Advising
2003-present Department of Sociology Colloquium Series Committee
2003 Search Committee, Department of Environmental Science Risk Assessment Position
2002 Department of Sociology Representative, Major/Minor Fair

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