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Sonya Doucette

Climate Justice Lead


I have been passionate about sustainability education, which focuses on interconnections between social injustice and environmental degradation, since my junior year in college and I have worked to promote it within higher education for 20 years. I began managing a Climate Justice project at BC in 2018 and have had the pleasure of working with many amazing faculty across campus as part of this project. I look forward to working with more of you!

I began teaching environmental oceanography and chemistry at BC in 2013. I’m originally from the east coast, born in Philadelphia and raised in a small town two hours northwest of NYC. I earned my B.S. in Ecology from Penn State and an M.S. and Ph.D. from UW Seattle. Prior to BC, I was adjunct teaching faculty in the UW’s College of the Environment, North Seattle College, the Art Institute of Seattle, and in Arizona State University’s School of Sustainability, where I conducted sustainability education research and authored a sustainability textbook. When I’m not at work, I spend my time camping with my family or climbing in the mountains.