Center for Environmental Justice and Sustainability

Research

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 11, 2016:

Integrating Sustainability Across the Curriculum

Kevin Wilhelm, author of Making Sustainability Stick, will discuss how faculty can integrate sustainability into their courses and across disciplines.  

OCTOBER 29, 2016:

Halloween Costume Party

A night of music, dancing, and fun-raising to support Nicamigos. Read more.

 

CEJS Highlights

Call for Proposals: WAHESC Conference

CEJS is a proud sponser of this year's Washington Higher Education Sustainability Conference (WAHESC), held on February 16-17, 2017, at Gonzaga University in Spokane.

WAHESC is a regionally-focused opportunity for those teaching, working, or studying within higher education to come together and learn about sustainability in academics, operations, and research.

The template for submitting a proposal is here. Proposal deadline is October 14th, and selection decisions will be made by November 4th