Emily Huddart Kennedy is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at Washington State University. An environmental sociologist by training, she studies how people respond to environmental issues. This broad topic area includes studies of downshifting, sustainable consumption, local food politics, pro-environmental behaviour, environmental values, and carbon footprint research. In particular, she has looked at the structural and individual antecedents of sustainable lifestyles (including urban design, social networks, and environmental values) as well as the functioning of sustainable food citizens and the role of ecological citizens.
Contribution to GTI Roundtable "Sustainability and Well-Being"