You are here:

Prospective students

Current students

About Us


Why Study the Environmental Humanities?

Environmental Humanities is a two-year degree training the next generation of environmental leaders and thinkers. This fully-funded master’s program positions students to study climate change, resilience, advocacy and other interests in preparation for changing the world. We encourage creative and scholarly exchanges toward new forms of environmental leadership and environmental justice.

Learn More HERE



Featured Courses

Reading Lists

Campus and Community

Jobs and Internship Opportunities

 News and Events

News & Achievements

Katherine Bui awarded Floyd O'Neil fellowship

The American West Center awarded Katherine Bui, Environmental Humanities master’s student, one of the two Floyd O’Neil Fellowships for 2019-20. This fellowship in honor of the late professor Floyd A. O’Neil is awarded to a University of Utah student doing research in the American West.

Read more

Sites & Sightlines chapbook launch October 17, 2019

Sites & Sightlines is a collection of nonfiction essays rooted in locations across Salt Lake City. Join us for the chapbook launch at Ken Sanders Rare Books.

Read more

Tiffany Higgins, Annie Clark Tanner Fellow in Environmental Humanities

The Environmental Humanities Graduate Program at the University of Utah is pleased to announce writer, translator, poet Tiffany Higgins as the 2020 Annie Clark Tanner Fellow.

Read more


Faculty Publications


Utah Award in the Environmental Humanities

The Utah Award in the Environmental Humanities celebrates environmental leadership and expression. It honors those who
solve the planet’s environmental problems using the tools of the humanities, such as creative expression,
scholarly research, popular art forms and advocacy. 

Learn More Here



Give to the Environmental Humanities Program

Last Updated: 9/19/19