Course Description

Introduction to urban sustainability; ecological, economic and social analyses of the human-nature interface in urban environments; problem-based and place-based approaches; data analysis, communication, group projects and interdisciplinary skills; reflection on local case studies and experiences.

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Course Meeting Time

Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:30 – 10:45 am. Online Format: Zoom, with assignments on Blackboard discussion boards. Class Zoom Link will be given out by professor.

Course Professors

Lead Professor

Professor: Dan Shtob, Sociology
Email: daniel.shtob@brooklyn.cuny.edu
Office hours: Thursday 12:15-2:15 pm or by appointment
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Guest Professors

Professor: Brett Branco, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Email: bbranco@brooklyn.cuny.edu

Professor: Yehuda Klein, Economics
Email: yklein@brooklyn.cuny.edu

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