Curriculum Vitae

 

Robert J. Brulle

 

Professor of Sociology and Environmental Science

Department of Culture and Communications

 

Associate Professor of Public Health

School of Public Health

 

Drexel University

3141 Chestnut Street

Philadelphia, PA. 19104

Phone: 215 895 2294

Email: brullerj@drexel.edu

 

 

 

EDUCATION

 

Ph.D. George Washington University, Sociology, 1995

 

M.S. University of Michigan, Natural Resources, 1982

 

M.A. New School for Social Research, Sociology, 1981

 

B.S. United States Coast Guard Academy, Marine Engineering, 1974

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

2008 – Present            Professor of Sociology & Environmental Science and Affiliate Professor of Public Health, Drexel University

 

2003 to 2008               Associate Professor of Sociology & Environmental Science and Affiliate Associate Professor of Public Health, Drexel University

 

1997 to 2003               Assistant Professor of Sociology & Environmental Science, Drexel University

 

1996 Summer             Visiting Professor, Sociology Department, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt, Germany

 

1996 Spring                 Visiting Professor, Sociology Department, University of Uppsala, Sweden

 

1995 to 1996               Research Associate and Lecturer, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

 

1974 to 1994               Commissioned Officer, United States Coast Guard

 

SCHOLARSHIP

 

Books

 

Pellow, David, and Brulle, Robert J., (eds.) 2005. Power, Justice and the Environment:  A Critical Appraisal of the Environmental Justice Movement, MIT Press, Cambridge, MA

 

Brulle, Robert J. 2000. Agency, Democracy, and Nature: U.S. Environmental Movements from a Critical Theory Perspective, MIT Press, Cambridge, MA

 

Refereed Articles and Book Chapters

 

Brulle, Robert J. forthcoming.  Politics and the Environment, in Kevin T. Leicht and J. Craig Jenkins (eds), The Handbook of Politics:  State and Civil Society in Global Perspective  Springer Publishers, New York, NY

 

Brulle, Robert J. and Jenkins, J. Craig. Forthcoming..  Civil Society and the Environment:  Understanding the Dynamics and Impacts of the U.S. Environmental Movement, in Lyons, Thomas (ed). What Do NGOs Want?  RFF Press

 

Brulle, Robert J. forthcoming.  "The Green Group: An Analysis of the Structure and Practices of Mainstream U.S. National Environmental Organizations" in Jeff Crane & Michael Egan (eds.), The Politics of Hope: Ecological Democracy in America. Boulder, CO: University of Press of Colorado.

 

Brulle, Robert J. 2009. “Science, Democracy, and the Environment:  The Contributions of Barry Commoner.”  Organization & Environment 

 

Brulle, Robert,  Jenkins, J. Craig, and Dunlap, Riley, 2008.  The Break Through Illusion: A Social Science Critique of Nordhaus and Shellenberger., in Bill Chaloupka, Jay Odenbaugh, and Jim Proctor (eds).  Post Environmentalism:  Debating and Extending the Death of Environmentalism Thesis.  MIT Press:  Cambridge MA

 

Brulle, Robert J., and Pellow, David N.  2008.  Environmental Movements, in G. Goreham., Encyclopedia of Rural America, 2nd Edition.   University of Chicago Press: Chicago IL.

 

Brulle, Robert J. 2008. “The U.S. Environmental Movement” in Gould, K., and Lewis, T. (ed.) 20 Lessons in Environmental Sociology. Roxbury Press.

 

Brulle, Robert J. and Jenkins, J. Craig, 2008.  Fixing the Bungled U.S. Environmental Movement, Contexts 7(2) 14-18.

 

Brulle, Robert J., Turner, Liesel H., Jenkins, J. Craig., and Carmichael, Jason. 2007.  "Measuring SMO Populations:  A Comprehensive Census of U.S. Environmental Movement Organizations" Mobilization 12(3) 195-211

 

Brulle, Robert J. and Young, Lindsay E.  2007. "Advertising and Individual Consumption Levels 1900-2000" Sociological Inquiry  77:4

 

Pellow, David, and Brulle, Robert J.  2007. “Poisoning the Planet:  The Struggle for Environmental Justice.” Contexts  6(1) 37-41

 

Brulle, Robert J., and Pellow, David, 2006. “Environmental Justice:  Human Health and Environmental Inequalities,” Annual Review of Public Health (27) 107-124

 

Brulle, Robert J. and Jenkins, J. Craig.  2006.  Spinning our way to sustainability?  Organization and Environment 19:1  82-87

 

Brulle, Robert J.  2006. “Habermas and Green Political Thought.”  pp. 52-69 in Piers Stephens, John Barry, and Andrew Dobson (ed).  Contemporary Environmental Politics:  From Margins to Mainstream  London, UK: Routledge

 

Brulle, Robert J, and Jenkins, J. Craig. 2005. "Foundations and the Environmental Movement:  Priorities, Strategies, and Impact" in Faber, Daniel and McCarthy, Debra, Foundations for Social Change: Critical Perspectives on Philanthropy and Popular Movements  Rowman & Littlefield

 

Brulle, Robert J. and Essoka, Jonathan,  2005. Whose Environmental Justice?:  An Analysis Of The Governance Structure Of Environmental Justice Organizations In The United States, in Pellow, David N. and Brulle, Robert J. (ed.) 2005. Power, Justice, and the Environment: A Critical Appraisal of the Environmental Justice Movement.  Cambridge MA: MIT Press

 

Brulle, Robert J., Faber, D., and Handy, F.  2004. “The Environmental Movement & Philanthropy.”  in Burlingame, D. (ed.) Philanthropy in the U.S.:  An Encyclopedia, ABC-CLIO Santa Barbara, CA

 

Dispensa, Jaclyn, and Brulle, Robert J.,  2003, “Media’s Social Construction of Environmental Issues:  Focus on Global Warming” International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy Vol. 23, (10) 74-105

 

Brulle, Robert J  2002. “Habermas and Green Political Thought: Two Roads Converging” Environmental Politics  Vol. 11, No. 4  pp. 1-20

 

Brulle, Robert J.  2000. "Environmental Discourse and Social Movement Organizations.”  pp. 217-237 in Scott R. Frey,(ed.)  The Environment and Society Reader,  Needham Heights MA: Allyn and Bacon

 

Brown, Richard H., and Brulle, Robert J, 1998.  "Democratic Science in Practice: The Experience of the Environmental Justice Movement" Chapter 9 in Toward a Democratic Science:  Scientific Narration and Civic Communication, Yale University Press

 

Brulle, Robert J.  1996. "Environmental Discourse and Social Movement Organizations: A Historical and Rhetorical Perspective on the Development of U.S. Environmental Organizations" Sociological Inquiry Winter Vol. 66 #1

 

Brulle, Robert J. 1994. “Environmentalism and Human Emancipation”, pp. 309-328 in Stanford M. Lyman, Robert Jackall, and Arthur J. Vidich (eds)  Social Movements: Critiques, Concepts, Case Studies (Main Trends of the Modern World).  UK: Macmillan

 

Brulle, Robert J., 1994. "Power, Discourse, and Social Problems: Social Problems from a Rhetorical Perspective" Current Perspectives in Social Problems Vol. 5, pp. 95-121 Greenwich, CT: JAI Press

 

Brulle, Robert J. and McLaughlin, Paul, 1994. "The Illusion of Unification: A Critique of Ridley and Low" Human Ecology Review Vol. 1, No. 1,   74-89, Winter/Spring 1994

 

Brulle, Robert J. 1994. "An Afterward to Webler" Human Ecology Review Vol 1, No. 1 pp. 221-222, Winter/Spring 1994

 

Brulle, Robert J. 1993. “Environmentalism and Human Emancipation”, pp. 2-12 in Human Ecology:  Crossing Boundaries by Wright et. al. (ed.) Fort Collins Co: Society for Human Ecology

 

Brulle, Robert J. 1992. "Jürgen Habermas: An Exegesis for Human Ecologists" Human Ecology Bulletin  Number 8, 29-40

 

Evans, Clayton, and Brulle, Robert J.  1987. "Evaluating the Effectiveness of Marine Environmental Protection Programs: Directions for Development" Proceedings of the 1987 Oil Spill Conference Washington, DC: API, 1987

 

Book Reviews

 

Brulle, Robert J. 2008.  Frontiers:  Histories of Civil Society and Nature, by Michael R. Redclift, Contemporary Sociology

 

Brulle, Robert J. 2005.  Around the Sacred Fire: Native Religious Activism in the Red Power Era, by James Treat, Human Ecology Review

 

Brulle, Robert J.  2003 Ideas and Actions in the Green Movement by Brian Doherty, Organization and Environment  June 2003, 16(2) 258-261

 

Brulle, Robert J. 2002. Post-ecologist Politics:  Social Theory And The Abdication Of The Ecologist Paradigm by Ingofur Blühdorn, Organization and Environment  15(4) December 2002: 495-498

 

Brulle, Robert J. 2001. Ideas in Action, by Stephan Bronner, reviewed in Science and Society, Vol. 65, No. 2, Summer

 

Brulle, Robert J. 1998. Environmental Sociology, A Social Constructionist Perspective by John A. Hannigan, reviewed in Sociological Inquiry, 68:1, winter, 137-139

 

Brulle, Robert J. 1996.  Cultures of Nature: An Essay on the Production of Nature by Lawrence Hazelrigg, reviewed in Rural Sociology Vol. 61:2, 400-402

 

Brulle, Robert J. 1992. The Fallacies of Social Science by Jon Huer, and The Rhetoric of Social Research: Understood and Believed edited by Albert Hunter reviewed in Social Forces Vol. 70, 1128-1130

 

Brulle, Robert J. 1989. Sociology and Scientism by Robert C. Bannister reviewed in the American Journal of Sociology Vol. 94, 888-890

 

Government Publications

 

Brulle, Robert J. 1995. Twenty Five Years of Spills In & Around U.S. Waters: 1969 - 1994, Washington DC: USCG

 

Brulle, Robert J. 1993.  Report to Congress: Tanker Safety and Liability Washington DC: USCG

 

Brulle, Robert J. 1992. 1991-1992 Career Decision Survey: Report of Results Washington DC: USCG

 

Brulle, Robert J. 1991.  Personnel Support Program Survey: A Report of the Administration and Initial Responses Washington DC: USCG

 

Brulle, Robert J. 1990. Incremental Costs of Military Personnel In the U.S. Coast Guard Washington DC: USCG

 

Brulle, Robert J. 1984.  Port and Environmental Safety Program Plan FY 1987-1991 Washington DC: USCG

 

Brulle, Robert J. 1984.  Marine Environmental Response Program Plan FY 1987-1991 Washington DC: USCG

 

Other Publications

 

Brulle, Robert J. and Spencer, M.  2008.  Social Science and Environmental Journalism.  SEJ Journal

 

Brulle, Robert J.  2008. Syllabus for Environment and Society Graduate Course, in Teaching Environmental Sociology  American Sociological Association Press

 

Brulle, Robert J.  2008.  Syllabus for Environmental Movements, in Teaching Collective Behavior, American Sociological Association Press

 

Capek, S.,, Hillsman, S. Astner, J., Heberle, l., and Brulle, R.  2008.  Green Initiatives on the Rise at the ASA  ASA Footnotes 36:4 April 2008 p. 1

 

Brulle, Robert J. 1995., Landview II:  Information for Community Empowerment, in Environment, Technology, and Society Newsletter, Fall 1995, No. 80

 

Sessions Organized or Chaired

 

Brulle, Robert J. 2007, Organizer - “Science, Democracy, and the Environment:  Contributions of Barry Commoner”, thematic session held at the annual American Sociological Association Conference, New York, NY, August 2007

 

Brulle, Robert J., Brown, Phil, and Pellow, David, 2004, Organizers - “25 Years Since Love Canal:  The Environmental Justice and Environmental Health Movements” plenary session held at the annual American Sociological Association Conference, San Francisco, CA, August 2004

 

Brulle, Robert J. 2002., Chair and Organizer - “A Critical Perspective on the U.S. Environmental Justice Movement”, held at the annual American Sociological Association Conference, Chicago, IL, August 2002

 

Packman, Aaron, and Brulle, Robert J. 2002.,  Co-organizer - “Science, Politics, and Watershed Management” held at American Geophysical Union Spring Meeting, Washington DC, May 2002

 

Brulle, Robert J., 2001.,  Chair and Organizer - “American Environmentalism at the Beginning of the 21st Century” at the annual American Sociological Association Conference, Anaheim, CA, August 2001

 

Invited Talks and Lectures

 

Brulle, Robert J. and Jenkins, J. Craig 2007.  Civil Society and the Environment:  Understanding the Dynamics and Impacts of the U.S. Environmental Movement, presented at the conference: What do NGOs want?  The objectives and Strategies of Environmental Groups, University of Michigan, May 4-5, 2007

 

Brulle, Robert J.  and Jenkins, J. Craig. 2005.  U.S. Environmentalism at the Beginning of the 20th Century:  Death or Transition?”  presented at a special session organized by the Environment and Technology Section,  Annual American Sociological Association Conference, Philadelphia PA, August 2005

 

Brulle, Robert J.  2004. “Social Change and the Environment,: presented at the University of Texas, Austin Texas, March 2004

 

Brulle, Robert J.,  2003. “Culture and the Linguistic Turn:  What are the Implications for Environmental Sociology,” presented at a thematic session, Annual American Sociological Association Conference, Atlanta GA,  August 2003

 

Brulle, Robert J., 2003.,  “Linking Social Facts and Natural Facts: Beyond Anthropocentric Social Theory” presented at the annual Eastern Sociological Association Conference, Philadelphia, PA,  March 2003

 

Brulle, Robert J., 2002., “Connecting Social Facts and Natural Facts:  An Interdisciplinary Research Challenge” presented at the University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, November 2002

 

Brulle, Robert J., 2002.,  “Social Theory and Ecological Sustainability” presented at Northwestern University, Evanston IL, November 2002

 

Brulle, Robert J., 2001., “Toward an Ecologically Sustainable Urban Environment” at thematic session at the annual American Sociological Association conference, Anaheim, CA, August 2001

 

Brulle, Robert J., 2001., “Agency, Democracy, and Nature” at annual conference of the Western Political Science Association, Las Vegas NV, April 2001

 

Brulle, Robert J., 1998., Chair and Commentator, “Postmodern Social Theory Session”, Participants: Randall Collins, Richard Harvey Brown, Steven Fuchs, and Kristine Knorr-Cetina, at the Eastern Sociological Association Conference, Philadelphia, PA, March 1998

 

Brulle, Robert J., 1997. "150 Years of Valuing Biodiversity: Competing Perspectives on the Worth of Wildlife," presented at the 1997 National Academy of Sciences Symposium, Valuing Biodiversity, sponsored by the National Research Council Commission on Life Sciences, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Seattle, WA, February 1997

 

Brulle, Robert J., 1997. “Risk Management Data Systems”, presented to the meeting of the National Research Council, Marine Board Panel on Risk Assessment and Management of Marine Systems, Seattle, WA, January 1997

 

Brulle, Robert J., 1996. “Critical Theory and the Ecological Crisis” sponsored by the Institute for Social Research, and the Center for North American Studies, Goethe University, Frankfurt Germany, June 1996

 

Brulle, Robert J., 1996. “Methods of Discourse Analysis” invited paper presented to the Uppsala Theory Circle Conference on Discourse and Social Theory, Uppsala Sweden, May 1996

 

Brulle, Robert J., 1996. Commentator on paper presented by Dr. Charles Tilly "Contentious Politics and Social Change" Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study in the Social Sciences, Uppsala University, Sweden, May 1996

 

Refereed Presentations

 

Special Session – Open Community Forum:  Greening the ASA, presented at the American Sociological Association Convention, August 2008

 

Boughton, Heather (presenter), Carmichael, Jason T., Jenkins, J. Craig, and Brulle, Robert J., “Social Movement Activity, Public Opinion, Partisanship and Legislative Behavior: Do Movements Matter?,” presented at the American Sociological Association Convention, August 2007

 

Brulle, Robert J. and Benford, Robert (presenter). "From Game Protection to Wildlife Management  1925-1940:  Discursive and Organizational Transformation in Social Movements" presented at the Special Conference on Social Movements, organized by the Collective Behavior and Social Movements Section of the American Sociological Association, August 2007

 

Carmichael, Jason T. (presenter), Jenkins, J. Craig, Brulle, Robert J., & Turner, Liesel,  “Social Movement Activity, Public Opinion, Partisanship and Legislative Behavior: Do Movements Matter?”, presented at the American Sociological Association Convention, August 2006

 

Turner, L.H., (presenter), Brulle, Robert J. Jenkins, J.C., and Carmichael, J. "Measuring SMO Populations:  Methods for Compiling a Comprehensive 100 Year Time-Series of National U.S. Environmental Organizations" presented at the American Sociological Association Convention, August 2006

 

Young, L.E. (presenter), and Brulle, Robert J.  "TV, Commoditization, and Environmental Degradation:  A Critical Assessment of the Utilization of Television to Promote an Environmental Ethic", presented at the American Sociological Association Convention, August 2006

 

Brulle, Robert J. 2005.  “The U.S. Environmental Movement: Crisis or Transition?”  presented at the International Sociological Association Conference (RC 24) - Double Standards and Simulation: Symbolism, Rhetoric and Irony in Eco-Politics:  International Conference at the University of Bath, UK, September 2005

 

Brulle, Robert J., Jenkins, J. Craig (presenter), Turner, Liesel, and Carmichael, Jason, 2005. “The Organizational Development of the U.S. Environmental Movement:  Environmental Threat, Critical Communities, Resources, and Political Opportunities”, presented at the Collective Behavior and Social Movements Section session, Annual American Sociological Association Conference, Philadelphia PA, August 2005

 

Turner, Liesel (presenter), and Brulle, Robert J. 2004. “Voluntary Compliance in Logging:  An Analysis of the Impacts of Industrial Logging Standards”, presented at  the 2004 American Sociological Association Meeting, San Francisco, CA, August 2004

 

Dispensa, Jaclyn (presenter) and Brulle, Robert J., 2002. “Zoning Policies and Prevention of Sprawling Development: Do They Really Work Together?” presented at the American Water Resources Association Conference, November 2002

 

Welty, Claire (presenter) Kilham, Susan,  Packman, Aaron, and Brulle, Robert,   2002. “Documenting of the Effects of Urban Sprawl on a Model Watershed Near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – Project Overview,” presented at the American Water Resources Association Conference, November 2002

 

Essoka, Jonathan (presenter) and Brulle, Robert J., 2002. “Whose Environmental Justice?  An Analysis of the Organizational Structure of Environmental Justice Groups in the United States” presented at the 2002 American Sociological Association Meeting, Chicago, IL, August 2002 

 

Turner, Liesel H. (presenter) and Brulle, Robert J.,  2002. “Taking Salmon for a Ride:  A Sociological Perspective of the Northwest’s Dams vs. Salmon Political Controversy” presented at the 2002 American Sociological  Association Meeting, Chicago, IL, August 2002

 

Dispensa, Jaclyn (presenter) and Brulle, Robert J., 2002. “The Sprawling Frontier:  The Politics of Watershed Management in the Valley Creek Watershed, Pennsylvania”  presented at the presented at the 2002 American Sociological Association Meeting, Chicago, IL, August 2002

 

Schaefer-Caniglia, Beth, and Brulle, Robert J., 1999. “Money for Nature: The Role of Foundation Funding in the U.S. Environmental Movement," presented at the 1999 American Sociological Association Meeting, Chicago, IL, August 1999

 

Brulle, Robert J., 1998. "Grass Roots or Astroturf: An Analysis of the Internal Structure of U.S. Environmental Groups" presented at the 1998 American Sociological Association Meeting, San Francisco, CA, August 1998

 

Brulle, Robert J., 1998. "Symbolic Violence in Environmental Discourse: The Transformation of Economic in to Symbolic Capital in Environmental Debates" presented at the Eastern Sociological Association Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, March 1998

 

Brulle, Robert J., 1997. "The Blind Spot of Regulatory Agencies: An Analysis of the Socio-Economic Factors Affecting Maritime Risk," presented at the 1997 American Sociological Association Meeting, Toronto, Ontario Canada, August 1997

 

Brulle, Robert J., 1997. "Social Movements and Democratic Action" presented at the Stone-Couch Symposium, Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction, College Park, April 1997

 

Brulle, Robert J. (presenter) and McLaughlin, Paul M. 1996. "The Discursive and Organizational Dynamics of the U.S. Environmental Movement", presented at the 1996 American Sociological Association Meeting, New York, NY.

 

Brulle, Robert J., 1995.  "Social Movements and Social Learning" presented at the Society for Human Ecology Conference, Lake Tahoe, NV., October 1995

 

Brulle, Robert J.,  and McLaughlin, Paul M. 1995. "Darwin and Discourse: Toward a Unification of Rhetoric and Organizational Ecology" presented at the Society for Human Ecology Conference, Lake Tahoe, NV., October 1995

 

Brulle, Robert J., 1995.  "The Genealogy of American Environmental Beliefs: An Analysis of Texts in the Library of Congress" presented at the Rural Sociological Society Meeting, Washington, DC. August 1995

 

Brulle, Robert J., 1995. "Foundations and Environmental Movement Organizations: An Examination of the Role of Foundations in Facilitating Social Change for a Sustainable Society" presented at the Annual Conference, Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics," Washington, DC, April 1995

 

Brulle, Robert J., 1994.  "Discourse and Social Movement Organizations" presented at the American Sociological Association Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, August 1994

 

Brulle, Robert J., 1994. "The Organizational Structure of the U.S. Environmental Movements" presented at the International Sociological Assoc Conference, Bielfeld, Germany, July 1994

 

Brulle, Robert J., 1994.  "Environmental Discourse and Social Movements" presented at the Society for Human Ecology Conference, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, April 1994

 

Brulle, Robert J., 1993.  "Critical Theory and the Environment: Toward Survival with Dignity" presented at the International Interdisciplinary Workshop on Environmental Thinking, Activities and Socio-political Impacts, Marie Curie University, Lublin and Kazimierz, Poland, October 1993

 

Brulle, Robert J., Dietz, Thomas (presenter) and McLaughlin, Paul M. 1993.  "Reconciling Human Ecology, Hermeneutics, and Habermas: Toward a New Human Ecology" presented at the American Sociological Association Meeting, Miami, FL, August 1993

 

Brulle, Robert J. (presenter) and Dietz, Thomas, 1993.  "A Rhetoric for Nature" presented at International Conference The Social Functions of Nature, Chantilly France, March 1993

 

Brulle, Robert J., (presenter) and Dietz, Thomas, 1992.  "Greening Rhetoric: Beyond Anthropocentrism in Communication Studies" presented at the Conference on Academic Knowledge and Political Power, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, November 1992

 

Brulle, Robert J., 1992.  "Environmentalism and Human Emancipation" presented at Society for Human Ecology Meeting, Snowbird, Utah, October 1992

 

Other Presentations

 

Brulle, Robert J. and North,  Rear Admiral R.C. (presenter) 1993. "Implementing New Mandates for Clean Air and Water" presented at the XXI Biennial Conference of the International Cargo Handling Coordination Association, Miami, FL., May 1993

 

External Funding

 

October 2008  Co-Principal Investigator, $210,000 – Two Year Research Grant - National Science Foundation, Sociology Program “Protecting the Environment:  Does the Environmental Movement Matter?”  Co-PI: J. Craig Jenkins, Dept. of Sociology, Ohio State University: Project Dates:  October 1, 2008  – September 30, 2010

 

June 2005  Co-Principal Investigator, $6,000 - Research Experience for Undergraduates Grant - National Science Foundation, Sociology Program  Co-PI: J. Craig Jenkins, Dept. of Sociology, Ohio State University: Project Dates:  June 1, 2005March 31, 2008

 

January 2005 Co-Principal Investigator, $287,408 - Three Year Research Grant - National Science Foundation, Sociology Program “Civil Society and the Environment: The Mobilization of the U.S. Environmental Movement, 1900-2000”  ” Co-PI: J. Craig Jenkins, Dept. of Sociology, Ohio State University: Project Dates:  April 1, 2005March 31, 2008

 

March 2003: Co-Principal Investigator, $96,006 – Research Grant - Nonprofit Sector Research Fund, The Aspen Institute, Washington DC, “Foundation Funding For Environmental Advocacy” Co-PI: J. Craig Jenkins, Dept. of Sociology, Ohio State University: Project Dates:  September 1, 2003October 31, 2005

 

April 2000: Co-Principal Investigator, $705,000 Three Year Research Grant - National Science Foundation, Water and Watersheds Program, "An Acre an Hour: Documenting the Effects of Urban Sprawl on a Model Watershed in Philadelphia, PA" Co-PI: Principal Investigator Claire Welty, Other Co-PIs: Susan Kilham, and Aaron Packman

 

July 1998:  Co-Principal Investigator, $30,000, Fifteen Month Research Grant - Department of Army, Army Environmental Policy Institute. “Analyzing Environmental Justice Issues at Chemical Stockpile Disposal Sites”, Co-PI: Principal Investigator: Michael Gealt. Other co-Principal Investigators: Brandon Kelley

 

February 1997: $1,000 Travel Grant from the AAAS to present invited paper at the 1997 National Academy of Sciences Symposium "Valuing Biodiversity," Annual Conference of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Seattle, WA

 

July 1994: $1,000 Travel Grant from the American Sociological Association Science to present paper at the International Sociological Association Conference, Bielfeld Germany,

 

Radio Interviews

 

“Earth Liberation Front & the Environmental Movement” WHYY’s “Morning Edition,” NPR 3/2003

 

"U.S. Environmental Organizations" Radio Interview with Holly Dressel for  "Environmentalism at the Millennium," produced by David Suzuki, Canadian Broadcasting Company, 2/1997

 

"History of Environmental Organizations" Radio Interview with Nancy Pearlman, Environmental Directions, #892, November 27, 1994, Educational Communications Inc: Los Angeles CA.

 

Press Citations

 

“Climate Experts Tussle Over Details.  Public Gets Whiplash”  New York Times, July 29, 2008.

 

“The Devil’s Advocate:  Is Fred Krupp an environmental savior or a corporate stooge?”  New Republic, September 24, 2007

 

“The Imperfect Gift: Wealthy donors give millions to the environmental movement. Too bad it’s not put to the best use”  Plenty Magazine.  January 9, 2007

 

“The New Environmentalism” Congressional Quarterly Weekly.  December 1, 2006 Volume 16, Number 42 

 

“Recycling movement at crossroads?  'Freecycle' deal with Waste Management smells to some”  Grist Magazine.  May 31, 2005

 

“Environment is uniting left and right”  Philadelphia Inquirer.  March 23, 2005

 

“Rep. Solis complains of partisan domination on enviro issues”  Greenwire. March 22, 2005

 

“Advocates For Bay Churn Waters; Slow Cleanup Prompts Look At Litigation”  Washington Post.  September 5, 2004

 

“Guess who's coming to protest?” Christian Science Monitor .  March 25, 2004

 

“What in the world”  Christian Science Monitor.  March 25, 2004

 

“Nearly 300 Rally to Save National Parkland from Luxury Housing Developer”  Philadelphia Inquirer .  January 14, 2002

 

 

TEACHING

 

Awards:  Student Choice Teaching Award - Professor of the Year, Spring 2002

 

Publications:  3 course syllabi published in: “Teaching Environmental Sociology” 6th edition, Mascarenhas, M. (ed.) 2007.  American Sociological Association, Washington DC

 

Undergraduate Courses Taught

 

Drexel University

 

American Experience of Wilderness (Honors)           Spring 2002

 

Environmental Issues                                                 Winter 1998, Summer 1998, Winter 1999, Summer 1999, Winter 2000

 

 

Environmental Movements in the U.S.                      Spring 1998, Spring 1999, Fall 1999, Fall 2000,  Winter 2002, Summer 2002, Fall 2004, Fall 2006, Fall 2008

 

Introduction to Environmental Policy                          Fall 2001, Spring 2003

 

Social Movements                                                      Winter 2004

 

University Seminar                                                     Fall 1997, Fall 1998, Fall 1999

 

Yosemite National Park - Great Works Course         Spring 2001

 

A Sustainable Earth - Great Works Course               Fall 2004

 

Global Warming  - Great Works Course                    Winter 2007

 

Global Warming                                                          Winter 2009

 

Goethe University, Frankfurt Germany

 

The Sociology of the U.S. Ecology Movements        Summer 1996

 

Graduate Courses Taught

 

Drexel University

 

Environment and Society                                           Fall 1997, Spring 2001, Summer 2002, Spring 2004, Fall 2005, Fall 2006, Fall 2007, Fall 2008

 

Environmental Justice Seminar                                 Winter 2001, Winter 2006

 

Methods of Environmental Policy Research              Spring 1998, Winter 1999, Winter 2000, Winter 2002, Winter 2004, Winter 2006, Winter 2008

 

Practicum in Environmental Policy Analysis              Spring 200, Spring 2002, Spring 2004, Spring 2006

 

Social Change and Environmental Movements         Spring 1999, Fall 2000, Spring 2003, Spring 2006, Spring 2009

 

Theory & Practice of Envir. Policy Analysis              Winter 1998, Fall 1998,  Fall 1999, Fall 2001, Fall 2003, Fall 2006, Fall 2007

 

Global Warming Graduate Seminar                           Winter 2007

 

Critical Theory Seminar                                              Spring 2007, Spring 2009

 

Human Dimensions of Global Warming                     Winter 2008

 

George Mason University

 

Qualitative Research Methods                                   Fall 1996

 

Environment and Society                                           Fall 1995

 

Social Theory and Social Policy                                 Spring 1995

 

Uppsala University, Uppsala Sweden

 

Language and Social Organization                             Spring 1996

 

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

 

U.S. National Research Council

 

1998                Reviewer for U.S. National Research Council - Marine Board study "Prince William Sound Risk Assessment Project"

 

1997                Consultant to U.S. National Research Council - Marine Board study "Risk Assessment and Management of Marine Systems"

 

1996                Consultant to U.S. National Research Council - Marine Board study "The Impact of Double Hull Tankships on Reducing the Risk of Oil Spills"

 

Library of Congress

 

July 1995        Invited participant, Library of Congress Conference Review of Environmental Collection

 

Service to the Profession

 

June 2005 - Present     Member, Editorial Board of Review, American Sociological Review

 

October 2006-Present  Member, Editorial Board of Review, Environmental Communications

 

August 2003 – August 2006  Secretary/Treasurer, Environment and Technology Section, American Sociological Association

 

August 2007 – Present  Chair, Environment and Technology Section, American Sociological Association

 

March 2008 - Invited participant, Conference on Social Science and Global Warming, Social Science Research Council, New York, NY

 

February 2009 - External Reviewer, PhD Dissertation – Todd C. Malinick, University of British Columbia

 

February & March 2009 – External Member, PhD Dissertation, Daniel Hillard, Tulane University

 

Funding Proposal Reviews

 

National Science Foundation - Sociology Program  March 2005, October 2005, April 2006, March 2008

 

National Science Foundation - Science & Technology Studies Program  April 2005

 

Book Manuscript Reviews

 

Agyeman, J., Bullard, R. D., and Evans, B. Just Sustainabilities: Development in an Unequal World, 2001  MIT Press

 

Jaeger, C. Taming the Dragon: Transforming Economic Institutions in the Face of Global Change.1994 Gordon & Breach

 

Gonzalez, G. Urban Sprawl, Global Warming, and the Empire of Capital 2007 MacMillan Press

 

Pepper, D., and O’Keefe, P. Environmental Movements 2002 Routledge Press

 

Rosa, E., Diekmann, A., Dietz, T., and Jaeger, C., Global Environmental Change: Understanding the Social Dimensions, 2002  MIT Press, 2007 MIT Press

 

Sztompka, P. Agency and Structure: Reorienting Social Theory 1993 Gordon& Breach

 

Taylor, Bob, and Minteer, Democracy and the Claims of Nature, 2000  MIT Press

 

Van Kippen, Kris, and William Markham, Nature and Civil Society:  Conservation Organizations in the U.S. and Europe.  2005  Rowman & Littlefield

 

Referee Reviewer for the following journals:

 

Administrative Science Quarterly       6/2007

 

American Journal of Sociology          12/08

 

American Sociological Review           10/2003, 9/2004, 12/2004, 3/2005, 6/2005, 8/2005, 10/2005, 1/2006, 2/2006, 3/2006, 10/2006, 2/2007, 6/2007, 10/2007, 1/2008, 4/2008, 6/2008, 2/2009

 

Contemporary Ethnography               6/2001, 12/2003

 

Environmental Communication          4/2007

 

Environmental Politics                        1/2006, 10/2006, 1/2007 (2), 9/2007, 1/2008 (2)

 

Organization and Environment,          5/1999, 5/2007, 6/2007, 8/2007, 1/2008, 12/2008

 

Oklahoma Politics                               12/2000

 

Mobilization                                         6/2001, 6/2004, 7/2004, 12/2005, 4/2006

 

Nonprofit & Voluntary Sector Qtrly    4/2006, 2/2007, 6/2007

 

Social Forces                                      10/2005, 1/2007, 4/2008

 

Social Problems                                  2/1993, 9/1995, 8/2000, 5/2001, 10/2002, 3/2003, 5/2003, 4/2004, 5/2004, 11/2004, 4/2006, 3/2008

 

Social Science Research                   1/2007

 

Society and Natural Resources          5/2002, 12/2008

 

Sociological Inquiry                             5/1995, 10/2006, 9/2007, 4/2008, 12/2008

 

Sociological Perspectives                   6/1996, 6/2002

 

Sociological Quarterly                        10/1994

 

Sociological Theory                            8/1995

 

Professional Memberships

 

American Sociological Association

 

American Association for the Advancement of Science

 

International Sociological Association

 

Faculty Service – Drexel University

 

Chair, Promotion Committee, Dr. David Kutzik                                             2008

 

Section Coordinator, Sociology Section                                                         2006 - 2007

 

Promotion and Tenure Review Committee, Maríadelaluz Matus-Mendoza  2006

 

Graduate Advisor and Program Director - M.S. Environmental Policy         1997-2006

 

Developed academic program - B.S. in Urban Environmental Policy          2005

 

Search Committee, Communication Faculty Position                                   2004

 

Co-chair, Environmental Faculty Coordinating Committee                           2003-2004

 

Search Committee, Sociology Faculty Position                                             2003

 

Search Committee, School of Environment Director Position                      2001

 

Revised academic program – B.S. Env. Science, and M.S. Env. Policy     2000

 

Developed academic program - M.S. Degree in Environmental Policy        1997-1998

 

Advisor, Student Environmental Group                                                          1997-2002

 

Chair, Search Committee, Ecological Economist Faculty Position               1999

 

Search Committee, Ecology Faculty Position                                               1999

 

School Representative, University Library Committee                                  1997-1999

 

Organized Earth Day Forum, held at Drexel University                                April 1999

 

Other

 

Listed in Marquis Who’s Who November 2002 - Present

 

Listed in Marquis Who’s Who in Education  June 2005 - Present

 

Listed in Contemporary Authors January 2003 – Present

 

 

Assignments in the U.S. Coast Guard

 

1991-1994  Senior Policy Analyst, Marine Environmental Protection Division, U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters. Responsible for design, development, and implementation of research projects and policy analysis to support policy and regulatory development for the Coast Guard's marine environmental protection program.

-   Initiated and managed the first "Environmental Summit." This summit, held in July 1993, was the first organized meeting of the senior leadership of the Coast Guard with their counterparts in environmental organizations.

 

-   Supervised project to compiled data sets to support evaluation project, including Coast Guard data detailing spills of oil and hazardous substances in U.S. waters. Summary of key data published in Twenty Five Years of Spills In and Around U.S. Waters: 1969 to 1994.

 

-  Conducted initial evaluation of implementation and effectiveness of the Oil Pollution Act of 1990. Results of evaluation forwarded to U.S. Congress in Report to Congress: Tanker Safety and Liability.

 

-  Developed and supervised project to develop Measures of Effectiveness for the Environmental Protection Program. Project submitted as Department of Transportation’s pilot project for National Performance Review.

 

1989-1991  Research & Planning Analyst, Office of Personnel and Training, U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters. Designed and conducted research projects in support of planning and policy development for the Coast Guard's 45,000 person workforce.

-   Designed and conducted a study involving the factors which influence the decision of enlisted military personnel to stay or leave the U.S. Coast Guard. Study based on a year long survey of over 3,000 enlisted military personnel who were involved in making this decision. Results published in 1991-1992 Career Decision Survey: Report of Results.

 

-   Designed and managed project to determine major factors affecting the quality of life of military personnel in the U.S. Coast Guard. Study involved conducting focus groups at 10 locations throughout the U.S., and the design and administration of a Coast Guard wide survey involving 4,000 individuals. Results of study published in 1991 Personnel Support Program Survey: A Report of the Administration and Initial Responses.

 

-   Conducted a detailed analysis of the monetary costs of military personnel in the U.S. Coast Guard. Study published as: Incremental Costs of Military Personnel In the USCG

 

-  Conducted survey on gender discrimination in the U.S. Coast Guard. Results of study published in Women in the Coast Guard Study Washington DC: USCG, 1990.

 

1986-1989  Division Chief, Great Lakes Regional Examination Center. Responsible for enforcement of Coast Guard marine safety licensing regulations for the Great Lakes.

-  Managed division of regulation specialists that annually processed applications and examination for over 3,500 marine licenses

-  Initiated pilot project to computerize routine paperwork associated with licensing process

 

1981-1986  Policy Analyst, Office of Marine Environment and Systems, U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters Conducted program evaluations and policy analyses of the environmental programs of the U.S. Coast Guard. This research was used to develop budget plans that covered the operation of 54 field units throughout the United States with a staff of 2,000 personnel and a yearly budget of $90 million.

 

1977-1980  Marine Inspector, Marine Inspection Office New York Conducted inspections of merchant vessels, investigated maritime casualties, and enforced pollution prevention standards on foreign flag tankships. Resident marine inspector at Brooklyn Shipyard, enforced regulatory standards for construction of several major cargo and tank ships.  Chief inspector for construction of supertanker T.T Bay Ridge.

 

1976-1977  Affirmative Action Staff Chief, Third Coast Guard District, New York Developed military and civilian affirmative action plans covering the 4,500 employees of the Third Coast Guard District. Conducted over fifty race relations training seminars, and investigated discrimination complaints.

 

1974-1976  Operations Officer, U.S. Coast Guard Cutter BRAMBLE, Port Huron, Michigan Responsible for the navigation of the vessel. Supervised 15 personnel employed in navigation and watch standing activities.

 

Security Clearances held: Confidential to Top Secret (compartmented)

Awards: Commendation Medal (2) Achievement Medal (1)