Simone Pulver

Dr. Simone Pulver is an Associate Professor of Environmental Studies and Director of the Environmental Leadership Incubator at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where she leads a research and teaching team that investigates patterns in the environmental impacts of business, what drives those patterns, and how those drivers might be transformed. Her interdisciplinary research integrates perspectives from organizational theory, environmental and economic sociology, and global governance. She holds graduate degrees in sociology and energy and resources from the University of California, Berkeley, and an undergraduate degree in physics from Princeton University. Simone has engaged with SESYNC since 2014 in a range of roles. She served twice as a Distinguished Faculty Mentor for the Postdoctoral Immersion Program, and she was in residence at SESYNC in the Spring of 2016 as a Faculty Sabbatical Fellow. She is also co-leader of a SESYNC-funded book workshop and project, titled Foundations of Socio-Environmental Research: Legacy readings with commentaries, forthcoming from Cambridge University Press.

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2014 - Present
Areas of Expertise
environmental social science
environmental studies
Research Interests
business and the environment
international climate change politics
toxic chemical pollution
Methods of Expertise
in-depth interviews
organizational analysis
mixed methods

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