Graduate Programs (Northeast)

Environmental Sociology Programs

The following universities offer concentrations in environmental sociology at the graduate level (M.A. and/or Ph.D.). Environmental Studies programs are listed immediately following.

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  • Binghamton University
    Department of Sociology – Concentration in Environmental Studies
    Degrees offered: PhD
    Contact person: Fred Deyo (Director of Graduate Studies in Sociology), fdeyo@binghamton.edu
    http://www.binghamton.edu/sociology/
  • Brown University
    Department of Sociology
    Degrees offered: Ph.D. (Students earn an M.A. as they work toward their Ph.D.)
    Contact person: Timmons Roberts, j_timmons_roberts@brown.edu
    http://www.brown.edu/Departments/Sociology/
  • Cornell University
    Department of Development Sociology
    Degrees offered: M.S., Ph.D.
    Contact person: Max J. Pfeffer, mjp5@cornell.edu
    http://devsoc.cals.cornell.edu
  • Duquesne University
    Graduate Center for Social and Public Policy
    Degrees offered: M.A.
    Contact person: Joseph D. Yenerall, socialpolicy@duq.edu
    http://www.policycenter.duq.edu
  • Northeastern University
    Department of Sociology and Anthropology
    Social Science Environmental Health Institute
    Environmental Justice Research Collaborative
    Degrees offered: M.A., Ph.D.
    Contact person: Phil Brown (Director, SSEHI), p.brown@neu.edu
    Daniel Faber (Director, NEJRC), d.faber@neu.edu
    http://www.northeastern.edu/socant/
    • Pennsylvania State University

Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education
Degrees offered: M.S., Ph.D. in Rural Sociology
Contact person: Clare Hinrichs (Director of Graduate Studies in Rural Sociology), chinrichs@psu.edu
http://aese.psu.edu/graduateprograms/rural-sociology

Environmental Studies Programs

The following universities offer concentrations in environmental policy, environmental science, or environmental studies at the graduate level (M.A. and/or Ph.D.). A more comprehensive list of environmental studies programs is available at the GradSchools.com website: http://www.gradschools.com/programs/environmental_studies.html

  • Cornell University
    Department of Natural Resources
    Degrees offered: M.S., Ph.D.
    Contact person: Steven Wolf, saw44@cornell.edu
    http://dnr.cornell.edu
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Department of Urban Studies and Planning
    Degrees offered: MCP, M.S., Ph.D.
    Contact person: Xenia Kumph, epprequest@mit.edu
    http://web.mit.edu/dusp/epp/ 
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
    Science and Technology Studies Department
    Degrees offered: M.S., Ph.D.
    Contact person: Abby Kinchy, kincha@rpi.edu
    http://www.rpi.edu/dept/sts/
  • SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
    Department of Environmental Studies
    Degrees offered: M.S., M.P.S., Ph.D.
    Contact person: Jack Manno, jpmanno@esf.edu
    http://www.esf.edu/es/graduate.htm
  • Tufts University
    Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning
    Degrees offered: M.A., M.P.P.
    Contact person: Julian Agyeman, julian.agyeman@tufts.edu
    http://ase.tufts.edu/uep/
  • University of Pennsylvania
    College of Liberal and Professional Studies
    Degrees offered: Master of Environmental Studies
    Contact person: Yvette Bordeaux, bordeaux@sas.upenn.edu
    http://www.sas.upenn.edu/lps/graduate/mes
  • University of Rhode Island
    Marine Affairs
    Degrees offered: M.M.A., M.M.A./J.D., M.A.M.A.
    Contact person: Dr. Robert Thompson, rob@uri.edu
    http://web.uri.edu/maf
  • Yale University
    School of Forestry and Environmental Studies
    Degrees offered: Ph.D., MEM, MESc
    Contact person: Justin Farrell, justin.farrell@yale.edu
    http://www.environment.yale.edu

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