November Feminist Friday | Dr. Maria Dahmus

“Women’s Leadership and Activism in the U.S. Environmental Movement"

Date & Time:

Friday, November 21, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM


Luann Dummer Center for Women (OEC 103)


Free and open to the public

Dr. Maria Dahmus will discuss women’s leadership and social activism in the U.S. environmental movement and social and political changes that resulted from their efforts.

Dr. Dahmus received her Ph.D. from the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin and completed her postdoctoral research on social dimensions of urban ecosystems at the University of Minnesota. The courses she teaches at St. Thomas include Society and Sustainability, the Environmental Studies Field Seminar, Theology and the Environment, and Dogs! Environment, Society, and Representation. Her research interests center on the interdisciplinary study of coupled social systems and ecosystems, social dimensions of environmental change, environmental movements, and sustainability in higher education.

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