Category: Announcements

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Environmental Data and Governance Initiative Publishes on EPA Regulatory Capture in “The Conversation”

“EPA staff say the Trump administration is changing their mission from protecting human health and the environment to protecting industry” has been published on The Conversation. Here’s the link: http://theconversation.com/epa-staff-say-the-trump-administration-is-changing-their-mission-from-protecting-human-health-and-the-environment-to-protecting-industry-96256

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Congratulations SSEHRI Graduates!

Northeastern celebrated its 116th Commencement on Friday. Among the graduates were four SSEHRI members. Nicholas Faynshteyn received his Masters in Sociology and undergrads Elizabeth Boxer, Clare Malone, and Yvette Niwa received Bachelors degrees in...

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Good News Roundup

We’re excited to announce several new funding sources for our graduate students and research groups. Congratulations to everyone involved! Student Accomplishments Graduate student Stephanie Clark-Reyna was awarded the Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship. The aim...

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Sara Wylie Awarded CRESSH Pilot Grant

SSEHRI core faculty member Sara Wylie was awarded the Pilot Project Award for her project “Developing community based visceral data performances for cross disciplinary collaboration on environmental justice in Chelsea, MA” from the Center for...

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Lauren Richter Wins Award

Congratulations to Lauren Richter, whose 2017 paper “Constructing insignificance: critical race perspectives on institutional failure in environmental justice communities,” published in Environmental Sociology has won the Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences student paper competition. Lauren will...

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Fractivism

SSEHRI core faculty member, Sara Wylie, has just published her first book. From flammable tap water and sick livestock to the recent onset of hundreds of earthquakes in Oklahoma, the impact of fracking in...

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SSEHRI Welcomes New Members

We’re excited to expand our reach this year and welcome several new students and affiliated faculty members. Our new students are Taylor Braswell, a first year PhD student in Sociology, who has already started...