Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

"Ecuador'€™s Environmental Revolutions: Environmentalism in a Petro State": A talk by Tammy L. Lewis

April 6th, 2017
5:00 PM

Woldenberg Art Center (Stone Auditorium)

Tammy L. Lewis is Professor of Sociology at the City University of New York/Brooklyn College and Professor at the CUNY Graduate Center in Sociology and Earth and Environmental Sciences. She is also the Director of Macaulay Honors College at Brooklyn College. Her research examines sustainability and alternatives to development, with a focus on Latin America. She has conducted research in Belize, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Peru, and Ecuador, where she was a Fulbright scholar. She is author of Ecuador’s Environmental Revolutions (2016, MIT Press) and co-author with Kenneth A. Gould of Green Gentrification: Urban Sustainability and the Struggle for Environmental Justice (2017, Routledge). Also with Gould, she is the coeditor of Twenty Lessons in Environmental Sociology (2015, Oxford University Press). Her work has appeared in Conservation Biology, Social Science Quarterly, Teaching Sociology, and The Chronicle of Higher
Education, among others. She is the Chair-Elect of the Environment and Technology section of the American Sociological Association.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Christopher Oliver at
This event is co-sponsored by: Tulane‘€™s Environmental Studies Program and the School of Liberal Arts (supported through a generous gift from Charlotte and Fred Hubbell), The Stone Center for Latin American Studies, Center for Inter-American Policy and Research