I am currently the Visiting Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies at North Central College in Illinois.

My teaching and research specialties are environmental politics, the political ecology of climate-related disasters, and international environmental politics. You can read my teaching philosophy and research statement, as well as see testimonials from students.

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My BA is from Sarah Lawrence College and my PhD is from the University of California, Berkeley. I have lived in Los Angeles, New York, London, Honolulu, Berkeley, and Chicago. I have worked in ten countries, and I have traveled to ten others. While an undergraduate, I cofounded SustainUS: US Youth for Sustainable Development. I have worked for a range of nonprofit organizations including the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Catholic Agency for Overseas Development.

When I’m not working, you can find me at the Morton Arboretum, the Art Institute of Chicago, or planning my next adventure.