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Sustainability Studies

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The Center for Sustainable Energy Studies was established in 2000 and the first Endowed Chair in Sustainable Energy Studies was appointed in 2004. In 2022, the name of the Center changed to the Center for Sustainability Studies and the mission became to engage in research and to provide curriculum that actively engages students with sustainability issues including, climate change and the disproportionate impact environmental crises have on marginalize communities and racial minority populations. The Center endeavors to prepare students to enter the workforce or graduate studies through training in the scientific, environmental, economic, political, and social aspects of sustainability science and policy.

Department Office

Science Building Room 258
(860) 465-0368
(860) 465-5213