Sustainable Futures Speaker Series, Oct. 3

September 24, 2019

As part of the Sustainable Futures Speaker Series, Dr. David Pellow will present “Toward a Critical Environmental Justice -- Exploring State Violence in a Settler Colonial Context Energy.” The presentation will take place Thursday, October 3, at 5:30 p.m. in Founders Hall 118.

David N. Pellow is the Dehlsen Chair and Professor of Environmental Studies and the Director of the Global Environmental Justice Project at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

At UCSB, he teaches courses on social change movements, environmental justice, human-animal conflicts, sustainability, and social inequality. He has also published a number of works on environmental justice issues in communities of color in the U.S. and globally, including his most recent book: What is Critical Environmental Justice?

Pellow earned his B.A. in Sociology and Religious Studies at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and his M.A. and Ph.D. in Sociology from Northwestern University.

The Sustainable Futures Speaker Series is sponsored by the Schatz Energy Research Center, the Environment & Community graduate program, and the College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences at Humboldt State University.

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