Access and Inclusion
Jump to content
Jump to Navigation
You are here
Environmental Politics, Policy, and Economics
The Environmental Politics, Policy, and Economics concentration focuses on the study of the political, economic, historical, and cultural forces that shape environmental policies. Topics include: how environmental policies are made, which interests are most powerful in determining policies, how effective those policies are, and which groups are harmed or helped by those policy decisions. The concentration advisors are Professor Farnham and Professor Corson. Here is the course-list for the Environmental Politics, Policy, and Economics concentration.
Some recommended off-campus programs:
Other study abroad programs considered on a case by case basis.
Jane A. Flegal '09: How do science—and scientific uncertainty—and human values influence decision-making in highly contentious areas?
Iman Abubaker '14: I was introduced to the field of environmental governance and policy and made important connections.
Emma Singer '14: I work with students who have vastly different outdoor experiences from my own and my ES major helped me to better understand their needs.
Sarah Hayden '15: it helped me realize how much I would like to continue my studies about Latin America and the environment.
Dana Rubin '12: Working for an affordable housing director, I heard stories, many from first generation immigrants about public transportation issues.
Kim Meersma 15: my junior-year summer internship was a large part of why I was able to find a great job so quickly following graduation.
A Member of the