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Kindra Jesse De’Arman

Assistant Professor of Environment and Sustainability

Education

Ph.D., University of Oregon, Sociology, 2023
M.S., University of Oregon, Sociology, 2018
B.A., Humboldt State University, Sociology, 2013

Biography

Dr. Kindra Jesse De’Arman is an Assistant Professor of Environment and Sustainability. She is a settler who engages in social science research on federal land management decision-making. Her research explores the structure, culture, and organizational processes that lead to environmental decline on federally managed lands. She orients this work within environmental justice and settler colonial theory and is engaged with re-righting social-environmental relations.

Courses Taught:

  • ENVS 100 Introduction to Environmental Studies
  • ENVS 250 Environmental Justice
  • ENVS 301 Science of Sustainability and Resilience
  • ENVS 320 Quantitative Skills for Climate Action Planning
  • MEM 623 Environmental Justice

Publications

  • De’Arman, Kindra Jesse and Richard York. 2021. “‘Society-Ready’ and ‘Fire-Ready’ Forestry Education in the United States: Interdisciplinary Discussion in Forestry Course Textbooks.” Journal of Forestry 119(3):236-250.
  • De’Arman, Kindra Jesse. 2020. “Is Public Participation Public Inclusion? The role of comments in US Forest Service decision-making.” Environmental Management 66(1):91-104.

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