Melanie Dupuis

Melanie Dupuis

Professor
Dyson College of Arts and Sciences
Environmental Studies and Science
Westchester
Upstairs Suite
Dyson Environmental House
| Office Hours: Wed 1:00pm-3:15pm
NYC
Y-34-1
One Pace Plaza
| Office Hours: Thu 1:00pm-3:15pm

Biography

Faculty Bio

My work focuses on sustainable governance, political agroecology, environmental politics and policy, consumption, food, agriculture, technological change, social history, theory, social justice and social change.

Education

PhD, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 1991
Development Sociology

BA, Radcliffe College, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 1979
Anthropology

Research and Creative Works

Grants, Sponsored Research and Contracts

Pocantico River Watershed Habitat Assessment
September 2016. Hudson River Estuary Program, Pace University. Funded.

Courses Taught

Past Courses

ENS 798: Tpc: Environmental Science
ENV 100: Water, Wildlife and Windmills
ENV 105: Social Respon & World Nature
ENV 231: Equity & the Dsgn of Sust. Fut
ENV 275: Food Systems and Agroecology
ENV 310: Enviro Plcy & Sustainable Gvrn
ENV 380: Intro to Research Methods
ENV 380: Junior Year Research Seminar
ENV 498: Mentoring Seminar
ENV 499: Senior Year Exp/Environmental
ENV 500: Food Systm & Envrnmntl Law
ESP 550: Gvrnng Sustainable Transitions
ESP 608: Anlytcl Mthds in Env Sci
ESP 793: Research II
ESP 794: Cntmprry Envrnmntl Issues: Cps

Publications and Presentations

Publications

Food Across Borders
(2017). Food Across Borders. Rutgers University Press. https://www.rutgersuniversitypress.org/food-across-borders/9780813591964/

Dangerous Digestion: The Politics of American Dietary Advice
(2015). Dangerous Digestion: The Politics of American Dietary Advice.Berkeley, CA : University of California Press. https://www.ucpress.edu/book.php?isbn=9780520287488

How Not What: Teaching Sustainability as Process
(2013). Sustainability: Science, Practice and Policy. Vol 9 (Issue 1) , pages 64-75. https://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15487733.2013.11908108
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Alternative Food Networks: Knowledge, Practice and Politics
(2011). Alternative Food Networks: Knowledge, Practice and Politics.Oxford , UK : Routledge. https://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415671460/

Nature's Perfect Food: How Milk Became America's Drink
(2006). Nature's Perfect Food: How Milk Became America's Drink.New York, NY , USA : NYU Press. https://nyupress.org/books/9780814719381/

Smoke and Mirrors: The Culture and Politics of Air Pollution
(2004). Smoke and Mirrors: The Culture and Politics of Air Pollution.New York, NY : NYU Press. https://nyupress.org/books/9780814719619/

Creating the Countryside: The Politics of Rural and Environmental Discourse
(1996). Creating the Countryside: The Politics of Rural and Environmental Discourse.E. Melanie DuPuis and Peter Vandergeest (Eds.), Philadelphia, PA : Temple University Press. https://tupress.temple.edu/books/creating-the-countryside

Professional Contributions and Service

Professional Memberships

  • Association for Environmental Studies and Science
  • Rural Sociological Society
  • American Association of Geographers