Site Credits

This blog is maintained and edited by SUST professors Mike Bryson and Graham Pickren, and features guest posts by other faculty and students in the program. During the 2015-16 academic year, senior SUST major Tiffany Mucci is serving as assistant editor of the blog and co-editor of Writing Urban Nature, a new environmental humanities project of the Roosevelt Urban Sustainability Lab. The SUST at RU blog was created in 2010 by Sustainability Studies co-founder and former RU professor Carl Zimring (now with the Pratt Institute in New York City), who was its chief editor through July 2012.

The site’s banner image is by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee, a New Orleans-based photographer with longstanding roots in Chicago and Oak Park, IL. Ryan’s work explores nature and the built environment within the urban landscape. Check out his online photo ‘zine, Urban Nature, as well as his 2011 book publication, While Wandering: Chicago. Hodgson-Rigsbee has collaborated with Prof. Bryson on photo essays about the Chicago River and the many facets of urban nature in the Chicago region. All rights reserved.

Disclaimer: The opinions expressed in this blog are solely those of its authors, and do not represent the official views of Roosevelt University.