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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, alternatives to development
Tammy L. Lewis is Professor of Sociology at the City University of New York/Brooklyn College and Professor at the CUNY Graduate Center in Sociology and Earth and Environmental Sciences. Her research examines sustainability and alternatives to development, with a focus on Latin America. She has conducted research in Belize, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Peru, and Ecuador, where she was a Fulbright scholar.

Recent Publications:

Gould, Kenneth A. and Tammy L. Lewis (eds.). 2021. Twenty Lessons in Environmental Sociology, Third Edition. New York: Oxford University Press.

Anguelovski, I., J.T. Connolly, H. Pearsall, G. Shokry, M. Checker, J. Maantay, K. Gould, T. Lewis, A. Maroko, J.T. Roberts. 2019. “Opinion: Why green ‘climate gentrification’ threatens poor and vulnerable populations.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Dec, 116 (52) 26139-26143; DOI:10.1073/pnas.1920490117.

Lewis, Tammy L. 2018. “Globalizing the treadmill of production: a solutions-oriented application to Ecuador.” Environmental Sociology. doi.org/10.1080/23251042.2018.1514942.

Gould, Kenneth A. and Tammy L. Lewis. 2018. “Green Gentrification and Disaster Capitalism in Barbuda.” NACLA Report on the Americas. 50(2): 148-153.

Gould, Kenneth A. and Tammy L. Lewis. 2018. “From Green Gentrification to Resilience Gentrification: An Example from Brooklyn.” Symposium for City and Community. doi.org/10.1111/cico.12283.

Gould, Kenneth A. and Tammy L. Lewis. 2017. Green Gentrification: Urban Sustainability and the Struggle for Environmental Justice. London: Routledge.

Tammy L. Lewis. 2016. Ecuador's Environmental Revolutions: Ecoimperialists, Ecodependents, and Ecoresisters. Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press.