Goucher Environmental Dialogues: Black Americans and the Environment

Join host, Jenn da Rosa, EdD, for a discussion with environmental justice researcher, T’Shari White, PhD.  This webinar, Goucher Environmental Dialogues: Black Americans and the Environment, is on Thursday, March 2, from 1-2 pm ET and all are welcome to attend.

Summary: In this webinar Dr. T’Shari White will provide insight into what it is like to be a person of color in a predominately White field of study and how she manages to navigate these spaces. Dr. White also details the environmental justice movement and why it matters.

Speaker Bio: Dr. T’Shari White serves as an Adjunct Faculty member for the Environmental Sciences and Policy Program for Johns Hopkins University and instructs the course Environmental Justice and Inequality. T’Shari has a background in environmental studies, sustainability, and biology; however, she specializes in environmental justice, diversity and inclusion, and Black geographies. T’Shari advocates for diverse narratives on racial inequity in the fields of Environmental Studies and Geography. Her research interests include race and ethnicity, just sustainabilities, environmental ethics, Black American environmental history, and environmental racism. She currently works as a Postdoctoral Fellow for the Geography Department at the University of South Carolina.

Overview of Goucher Environmental Dialogues:  Goucher Environmental Dialogues feature cultivated conversations with environmental, sustainability, and climate leaders, visionaries, and innovators.  This series is hosted by Goucher College’s MA in Environmental Sustainability & Management program and is open to all students, faculty, alumni, and the public.

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Please register here: https://bit.ly/goucherenvironmental 

Thursday, March 2, 2023 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm

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