Center for Environmental Justice and Sustainability


Scholar Collaboration Efforts to Explore Human and Natural World Activities

  • water use 
  • energy and food production
  • transportation
  • recreational activities
  • conservation of biodiversity
  • restoration ecology
  • animal welfare
  • educational attainment 

(For a list of journals available through the SU library related to environmental justice and sustainability, click here.)

Jesuit-Inspired Environmental Justice Leadership

  • equitable distribution of environmental hazards and benefits
  • fair and meaningful participation of all people with regard to environmental decision-making
  • efforts to address the links between environmental degradation and the abuse of human and animal rights
  • efforts to identify and reduce power imbalances, institutional racism, speciesism, and  economic injustice often at the root of the environmental damage suffered disproportionately by communities of color and of impoverished people.

Core CEJS Activities

  • cross-college EJS scholarship
  • the scholarship of EJS pedagogy
  • regional, national, and global interdisciplinary EJS scholarship
  • community-based EJS projects that shape environmental policies and practices 

Upcoming Events

OCTOBER 29, 2016:

Nicamigos Halloween Costume Party - CANCELLED

NOVEMBER 1, 2016

CEJS Fall Brown Bag Lunch - Faculty Fellows Research Presentation  

DECEMBER 1, 2016 

Fair Trade Fair - Support fair gift giving! Open to SU affiliates and the community

CEJS Highlights

Call for Fellowship Applications 

CEJS is proud to support the scholarship of faculty and students engaged in EJS endeavors every year. Fellowships focus on sustainability in all fields and all SU students and faculty are eligible to apply. Learn more about fellowships

The applications for 2017-2018 fellowships are now available here

Applications are due by January 9th, 2017.