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Teaching Environmental Psychology Critically: Laurie Hurston on Open Education

Teaching Environmental Psychology Critically: Open Education with Laurie Hurson All are invited to attend the Teaching Environmental Psychology Critically will be a focus on different ways to improve our teaching by using Open Educational Resources. Since we all, at some point, have to create a syllabus  and define readings and assignments, this meeting will be …

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Nandini Bagchee’s Assembling the Community Archive THIS THURSDAY @ 4:15

Come hear Professor Nandini Bagchee share her experience of documenting place based stories and assembling the community archive THIS THURSDAY March 18th at 4:15 PM EST  Associate Professor Nandini Bagchee is the director of MS Architecture Program and Associate Professor at City College of New York. Nandini Bagchee, founded Bagchee Architects in 2005. She is …

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EP Student Reilly Wilson shares her research on Adventure Playgrounds

Reilly Bergin Wilson, with the City University of New York, will be presenting From Minneapolis to NYC: Neglected Histories of Adventure Playgrounds in the United States as part of the event ADVENTURE PLAYGROUNDS: A DIALOGUE BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND EUROPE. It is scheduled for March 15, 2021 from 5:20-5:35 PM CET / 11:20-11:35 AM EST The full …

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EP Professor Nicholas Freudenberg’s At What Cost Modern Capitalism and the Future of Health

On Tuesday March 16 from 4 to 5:30 pm EP Faculty Member Nicholas Freudenberg, CUNY Distinguished Professor of Public Health is launching his newest book!   The new book At What Cost Modern Capitalism and the Future of Health (Oxford University Press) explores how recent changes in capitalism have made it harder for people to get the food, health …

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EP Professor Michelle Fine Nominated as Professor Extraordinarius at the University of South Africa

Distinguished Environmental Psychology Professor Michelle Fine has accepted an affiliation as Professor Extraordinarius at the University of South Africa, continuing to grow connections between the University of South Africa and CUNY. Congratulations, Dr. Fine! Michelle Fine is a Distinguished Professor of Critical Psychology, Women’s Studies and Urban Education at the Graduate Center, CUNY. Founding faculty member, …

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Congrats to EP Professor Cindi Katz on her Honors from AAG

Environmental Psychology Professor Cindi Katz received 2021 Distinguished Scholarship Honors from the American Association of Geographers. In honoring her work, the AAG cited Katz’s “immense impact on contemporary human geography. Her theoretical and empirical contributions to geography and beyond are of the highest quality. Her enthusiasm for her field and relentless efforts to identify and transform exploitative …

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EP Alum Gieseking Shares Queering Lockdowns: NYC After the Pandemic

The Center PRESENTS QUEERING LOCKDOWNS: NYC AFTER THE PANDEMIC The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community Center of New York City is hosting “Queering Lockdowns: New York City After the Pandemic” Tuesday, March 9, 2021 7 p.m. ET $10 suggested donation Click here for more details! Writers Jeremiah Moss and EP Alumni Jen Jack Gieseking …

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EP Prof. Checker’s Talk on Environmental Gentrification and Sustainability in NYC

The Sustainability Myth: Environmental Gentrification and the Politics of Justice Presented by Melissa Checker Upper West Side Neighborhood Naturalists Monthly Meeting February 22, 2021 5:00 – 6:30 PM Click here for Registration From state-of-the-art parks to rooftop gardens, many of New York City’s unsightly industrial waterfronts have recently been transformed in green, urban oases.  This …

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Gentrification versus Environmental Justice: EP Faculty Dr. Melissa Checker’s The Sustainability Myth

EP Faculty Member Dr. Melissa Checker publishes The Sustainability Myth: Environmental Gentrification and the Politics of Justice   Uncovers the hidden costs and contradictions of sustainable policies in an era driven by real estate development From state-of-the-art parks to rooftop gardens, efforts to transform New York City’s unsightly industrial waterfronts into green, urban oases have …

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Celina Su’s new “Just Research” Workshop Series

Environmental Psychology Faculty Member Dr. Celina Su leads a new workshop series on Just Research: “Just Research: Study, Struggle, Solidarity” is a short workshop series on conducting public scholarship and democratizing the production of knowledge. The workshop will take place over 5 weeks, provides $500 as an honorarium upon completion, and is specifically tailored for …

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