The Salience of Diversity and Inclusivity in Environmental Organizations: Current Status and Future Strategies
The SENR Spring 2016 Seminar Series welcomes Dorceta Taylor, Professor of Environmental Sociology, University of Michigan, School of Natural Resources and Environment. Her talk will be The Salience of Diversity and Inclusivity in Environmental Organizations: Current Status and Future Strategies.
This talk focuses on historical and contemporary factors that have influenced the level of diversity and inclusivity in environmental organizations and the movement writ large. Dr. Taylor will examine the current status of diversity in environmental organizations and provide an update on changes that have occurred since the publication of the 2014 report The State of Diversity in Environmental Institutions. She also will examine strategies that have been effective in enhancing diversity in the field.
Dr. Taylor's research interests include urban agriculture, food access, and food insecurity; institutional diversity; analysis of the composition of the environmental workforce; social movement analysis; environmental justice; leisure and natural resource use; poverty; and race, gender, and ethnic relations. Current research includes an assessment of food access in Michigan and other parts of the country.
The SENR Spring 2016 Seminar begins at 4:10 in 164 Howlett Hall. CarmenConnect into 123 Williams Hall will be available at http://carmenconnect.osu.edu/envorg/. Co-sponsored by the OSU Department of Sociology and the Department of Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies.