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Curriculum

Climate Change and Questions of Justice

Climate Change and Questions of Justice explores the causes and effects of global warming and delves into questions of who is most responsible for and vulnerable to the changing climate. Students grapple with how to respond to climate change at local, national, and international levels in ways that are both effective and fair.

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Teaching with the News

Puerto Rico’s Recovery After Hurricane Maria: Who is Responsible?

In this lesson students learn about the post-hurricane situation in Puerto Rico within a broader context of U.S.-Puerto Rican relations.

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Scholar Spotlight

Elizabeth Hoover

Manning Assistant Professor of American Studies at Brown University

Elizabeth Hoover is Manning Assistant Professor of American Studies, and teaches courses on environmental health and justice in Native communities, indigenous food movements, Native American museum curation, and community engaged research. Elizabeth received her B.A. from Williams College, an M.A. from Brown in Anthropology/Museum Studies, and Ph.D. from Brown in Anthropology, with a focus on environmental and medical Anthropology as it applies to Native American communities responding to environmental contamination.

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