Kevin Surprise

Visiting Lecturer in Environmental Studies

Recent Campus News

This is a picture of Keven surprise, outside against a background of greenery. He has close cropped hair and glasses and is wearing a medium blue polo shirt.

Into the dark

Mount Holyoke’s Kevin Surprise cautions that a new push to use geoengineering to darken the sky and slow global warming outstrips international agreements.

Recent Publications

Stephens, J. C., Kashwan, P., McLaren, D., & Surprise, K. (2021). The Dangers of Mainstreaming Solar Geoengineering: A Critique of the National Academies Report. Environmental Politics, 1-10.

Claire, T., & Surprise, K. (2021). Moving the Rain: Settler Colonialism, the Capitalist State, and the Hydrologic Rift in California’s Central Valley. Antipode, online first. 

Stephens, J. & Surprise, K. (2020). The hidden injustices of advancing solar geoengineering research. Global Sustainability, 3, E2.