Welcome to EH
Letter from the Director
Welcome to the Environmental Humanities Graduate Program at the University of Utah
-- a masters degree preparing students for careers as environmental leaders and thinkers.
These are exciting times in the field of environmental humanities, and the University of Utah is making its mark in this emerging discipline. This year, we hosted an international symposium, Future of the Environmental Humanities, heard from leading environmental thinkers like David Quammen, Kyle Powys Whyte, and Joni Adamson, and hired a new faculty member whose work addresses environmental justice and philosophy. Our students train alongside distinguished environmental figures, get into the field, and undertake additional research projects. With this foundation they emerge to engage our culture’s most urgent environmental problems and to offer it the most creative environmental solutions. More...
First year EH student, Brooke Larsen has organized Uplift--a climate action community for young people across the Colorado Plateau--for the past two years.
EH students present the culmination of their academic and creative work
Current EH student Kailey Luzbetak organized this community event in April.
EH students, and director spoke about climate change and justice on KRCL's RadioActive on April 11, 2016. Lauren Wood, EH friend and guest speaker was another guest on the show.
EH students' work presented at GCSC-sponsored interdisciplinary research symposium.
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