Kevin Powers Adjunct Professor of Environmental Studies
Kevin earned an M.A. degree from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., where he specialized in American and environmental history. He has served as an adjunct professor in the Environmental Studies program since 2012 and has taught American Environmental History (EVST 259), Environment & Society (SOC 234), and Global Environmental Problems (EVST 275). Kevin is also active in the Buffalo-area grassroots environmental community. He is a member of board of directors of the Clean Air Coalition of Western New York and is also working with the Community Action Organization of Erie County’s Green Entrepreneurial Center on a project to help partner schools with local urban agricultural initiatives. Kevin’s areas of interest for future teaching and scholarship include the environmental justice movement and also the history of the environment in post-industrial cities.