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Tammy L. Lewis
Position: Professor
Campus Affiliation: Brooklyn College
Phone: (718) 951-1786
Room Number: 3503 James Hall, Brooklyn College
Office Hours: By Appointment
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D., Sociology, University of California, Davis, 1996
Research Interests: Sustainable development, transnational social movements, green gentrification, urban sustainability, Latin America
Tammy Lewis' research examines the effects of globalization on environmentalism and sustainability, with a focus on Latin America. At the city level, she is examining the process of "green gentrification."

Recent Publications:
  • Tammy L. Lewis. Forthcoming. Ecuador's Environmental Revolutions: Ecoimperialists, Ecodependents, and Ecoresisters. Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press.
  • Gould, Kenneth A. and Tammy L. Lewis. Forthcoming. “Green Gentrification and Superstorm Sandy: The Resilience of the Urban Redevelopment Treadmill in Brooklyn’s Gowanus Canal.” In Taking Chances on the Coast After Hurricane Sandy, edited by Karen M. O’Neill and Daniel J. Van Abs. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press.
  • Gould, Kenneth A. and Tammy L. Lewis (eds.). 2015. Twenty Lessons in Environmental Sociology, Second Edition. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Lewis, Tammy L. 2014. “How Biodiversity Science Shaped Ecuadorian Environmental Organizations.” Pp. 71-86 in Experts and Campaigners: Scientific Information and Collective Action in Socio-Ecological Conflicts. Mercedes Martinez-Iglesias (ed.) Universitat de ValĂ©ncia: Valencia, Spain.
  • Gould, Kenneth A. and Tammy L. Lewis. 2012. "The Environmental Injustice of Green Gentrification: The Case of Brooklyn’s Prospect Park." Pp. 113-146 in The World in Brooklyn: Gentrification, Immigration, and Ethnic Politics in a Global City. Judith N. DeSena and Timothy Shortell (eds.). Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.

Affiliated Programs:
  • Sociology