Renee designs and teaches interdisciplinary courses connecting psychology with the environment and sustainability.
With passionate and creativity Renee instructs undergraduate and graduate students on topics including:
- + Psychological dimensions of climate change
- + Psychology of environmental education and communications
- + Environmental media and culture
- + Psychosocial research methodologies
Renee is has taught in the Environmental Studies Department at University of San Francisco, Associate Faculty at Royal Roads University, Portland State University, Cardiff University and Brooklyn College CUNY. She has led seminars, workshops and symposia at universities, including Yale University, Columbia University, and Anglia Ruskin University. She is a Visiting Fellow with the Global Sustainability Institute at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge, UK. She has supervised more than a dozen successful graduate students’ projects applying psychosocial methods to environmental issues across government, private, and public sectors. Renee’s CV is available upon request.
I regard Renee’s work as one of the most significant voices today addressing our environmental challenges. She is a profoundly deep thinker, and yet highly pragmatic. She brings great creativity, sensitivity, insight and compassion into her work, whether it relates to messaging, strategy, or simply becoming more adept at leveraging psychology to help us be more effective. I have learned a great deal from her. She is a gift.Elizabeth Thompson