Robert Summers, Phd, MA, BA, MCIP, RPP

Faculty Service Officer, Faculty of Science - Earth & Atmospheric Sciences Admin
Academic Dir Sustainability, Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sci - ALES Sustainability Council

Contact

Faculty Service Officer, Faculty of Science - Earth & Atmospheric Sciences Admin
Email
robert.summers@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 492-0342
Address
3-90 Tory (H.M.) Building
11211 Saskatchewan Drive NW
EdmontonAB
T6G 2H4

Academic Dir Sustainability, Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sci - ALES Sustainability Council
Email
robert.summers@ualberta.ca

Overview

Research

Research Areas

  • Collective Action and Cultural Institutions and their Evolution
  • Environmental Governance/Policy (focused on behaviour and institutions)
  • Rural Water Supply Issues in Canada and Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Community Development (social capital, sense of place, effectiveness and efficiency of local institutions) in both developed and developing world applications

Courses

SUST 201 - Introduction to Sustainability

An introduction to the history of sustainability as a concept, contemporary sustainability issues, and the diverse perspectives that disciplines and professions take on while approaching sustainability. Not available to students with credit in HGP 250 or HGEO 250.

Fall Term 2022

SUST 202 - Global Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals

An introduction to sustainable development with a global perspective and a focus on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Winter Term 2023

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