Dr. Sara Grineski“Environmental (In)Justice” Department of Sociology and the Center for Natural & Technological Hazards, University of Utah
Sara Grineski is a Professor of Sociology and Environmental & Sustainability Studies at the University of Utah. She is also the Director of Undergraduate Studies in Sociology, the co-Director of the Center for Natural and Technological Hazards, and the co-Director of a summer research program for undergraduate students in air pollution and health.
Sara Grineski, Roger Renteria and Camden Alexander (University of Utah Department of Sociology and the Center for Natural & Technological Hazards) study environmental injustice and environmental health disparities. They led an interactive workshop on environmental justice, citizen science, and air pollution monitoring through Mission STEMCAP in 2021. Their workshop included background information on environmental injustice, an introduction to the EPA’s EJ SCREEN tool for mapping environmental injustices at the community level, and building air pollution sensors using Legos.