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Sustainability-Focused Courses

Sustainability-focused courses concentrate on the concept of sustainability, including its social, economic, and environmental dimensions, or examine an issue or topic using sustainability as a lens.

 
AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES
Course Number Course Name Faculty
AAS 337/ENV 337 Liberation Ecology: Politics and Policy in the Creation of a Just, Green Economy Jones, Van
AAS 350/ENV 350/POL 338 African American Studies: Environmental Justice Smith, Kimberly and
Harris-Lacewell, Melissa
 
AFRICAN STUDIES
Course Number Course Name Faculty
AFS 375 Science, Technology, and African Development Sagna, Mahamadou L. and Soboyejo, Winston
 
AMERICAN STUDIES
Course Number Course Name Faculty
AMS 307/ENV 317 The Art of Sustainability Price, Jennifer
AMS 353/ENG 355 Moby Dick Unbound Howarth, William
 
ANTHROPOLOGY
Course Number Course Name Faculty
ANT 314 The Anthropology of Development (SA) Rouse, Carolyn
GHP 350/ WWS 491/ANT 491 Critical Perspectives on Global Health and Health Policy Biehl, Joao
 
ARCHITECTURE
Course Number Course Name Faculty
ATL 497/VIS 497/ARC 497 Princeton Atelier - Princeton Student Colongy: Art, Ecology & Architecture Wood, Dan & Haeg, Fritz
 
ASTROPHYSICAL SCIENCES
Course Number Course Name Faculty
AST 309/MAE 309/PHY 309 Nuclear Energy in a Carbon-Constrained World: Fission and Fusion Glaser, Alexander and Goldston, Robert J.
 
ATELIER
Course Number Course Name Faculty
ATL 496/THR 496/ENV 496 Princeton Atelier - Environmental Documentary & Music Theater Cosson, Steve and Friedman, Michael
ATL 497/VIS 497/ARC 497 Princeton Atelier - Princeton Student Colongy: Art, Ecology & Architecture Wood, Dan & Haeg, Fritz
 
ATMOSPHERIC AND OCEANIC SCIENCES
Course Number Course Name Faculty
AOS 557/GEO 577 Weather and Climate Dynamics Lau, Ngar-Cheung

CENTER FOR HUMAN VALUES
Course Number Course Name Faculty
ENV 352/CHV 352 Environmental, Ecological, and Climate Justice (EM) Schlosberg, David
 
CHEMISTRY
Course Number Course Name Faculty
MAE 228/EGR 228/CHE 228 Energy Solutions for the Next Century Ju, Yiguang and
Jay Benziger
CEE 311/CHM 311/GEO 311 Global Air Pollution Zondlo, Mark A.
GEO 331/CHM 331/ENV 331 Intro to Environmental Global Chemistry: Chemistry of the Natural
Systems (STX)
Myeni, Satish
CHM 333/ENV 333 Oil to Ozone: Chemistry of the Environment Morel, Francois
CHM 525/ENV 525 Production of Renewable Fuels and Energy Dismukes, Gerard C.
 
CIVIL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING
Course Number Course Name Faculty
ENV 302/CEE 302/EEB 302 Advanced Analysis of Environmental Systems Celia, Michael and Hedin, Lars
CEE 303/ENV 303/URB 303 Introduction to Environmental Engineering Bou-Zeid, Elle and Celia, Michael A.
CEE 307/EEB 305 Field Ecohydrology (Kenya) Caylor, Kelly
CEE 311/CHM 311/GEO 311 Global Air Pollution Zondlo, Mark A.
GEO 361/CEE 360/ENV 361 Physics of the Ocean and Atmosphere Philander, George
CEE 445 Air Quality and Aerosol Processes Zondlo, Mark A.
GEO 450/CEE 450/ENV 450 Earth Surface Processes Maloof, Adam
CEE 471/GEO 471/ URB 471 Intro to Water Pollution Technology Jaffe, Peter
CEE 477 Engineering Design for Sustainable Development Harris, Robert
CEE 477 Environmental and Civil Engineering Systems Planning and Design Wood, E.
ENV 531/GEO 531/CEE 583 Topics in Energy and the Environment: Making the Most of Scarce Hydrocarbon Resources Smith, Michael
CEE 587/ENV 587 Ecohydrology Rodriguez-Iturbe, I.
 
ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY
Course Number Course Name Faculty
ENV 302/CEE 302/EEB 302 Advanced Analysis of Environmental Systems Celia, Michael and Hedin, Lars
ENV 304/ECO 328/EEB 304 Disease Ecology, Economics, and Policy Laxminarayan, Ramanan and Grenfell, Bryan
CEE 307/EEB 305 Field Ecohydrology (Kenya) Caylor, Kelly
EEB 308 Conservation Biology Biology Staff
EEB 312/ENV 312 Marine Biology Gould, J.
EEB 341/ENV 341 Water, Savannahs and Society: Sustainability in African Drylands King, Elizabeth
EEB 380 Ecology and Conservation on African Landscapes (Kenya) (ST) Riginos, Corinna and Muruthi, Philip
EEB 417A/ENV 417A Ecosystems and Global Change Hedin, Lars
 
ECONOMICS
Course Number Course Name Faculty
ENV 304/ECO 328/EEB 304 Disease Ecology, Economics, and Policy Laxminarayan, Ramanan and Grenfell, Bryan
ECO 329/ENV 319 Environmental Economics Brunnermeier, Smita
ENV 326/ECO 326 Seminar in Sustainable Development Somanathan, E.
GEO 331/CHM 331/ENV 331 Intro to Environmental Global Chemistry: Chemistry of the Natural
Systems (STX)
Myeni, Satish
ECO 429 Issues in Environmental and Natural Resources Economics Brunnermeier, Smita
ENV 528/ECO 528 Topics in Environmental and Development Economics Somanathan, E.
 
ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
Course Number Course Name Faculty
ELE 431/MAE 431/ENV 431/ EGR 431 Solar Energy Conversion Wagner, Sigurd and
Carter, Emily
 
ENGINEERING
Course Number Course Name Faculty
MAE 228/EGR 228/CHE 228 Energy Solutions for the Next Century Ju, Yiguang and
Jay Benziger
MAE 244/EGR 244 Introduction to Biomedical Innovation and Global Health Malatesta, Karen and Soboyejo, Winston
ENV 324/EGR 324 Environmental Entrepreneurship van der Vink, Gregory
MAE 328/EGR 328/ENV 328 Energy for a Greenhouse-Constrained World Socolow, Robert
ELE 431/MAE 431/ENV 431/ EGR 431 Solar Energy Conversion Wagner, Sigurd and
Carter, Emily
 
ENGLISH
Course Number Course Name Faculty
AMS 353/ENG 355 Moby Dick Unbound Howarth, William
 
ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
Course Number Course Name Faculty
GEO 102B/ENV 102B Climate: Past, Present and Future Bender, Michael, Sigman, Daniel, and Vallis, Geoffrey
ENV 201 Fundamentals of Environmental Studies:
Population, Land Use, Biodiversity, and Energy
Hedin, Wilcove, Zerba
ENV 202 Fundamentals of Environmental Studies: Climate, Air Pollution,
Toxics and Water
Ward, Bess, B.
ENV 204A/ GEO 104A and ENV 204B/GEO 104B Global Warming: Causes, Consequences, Policy Responses Oppenheimer, Michael and Zerba, Eileen
NES 266/ENV 266 Oil, Energy and the Middle East (SA) Haykel, Bernard
ENV 302/CEE 302/EEB 302 Advanced Analysis of Environmental Systems Celia, Michael and Hedin, Lars
CEE 303/ENV 303/URB 303 Introduction to Environmental Engineering Bou-Zeid, Elle and Celia, Michael A.
ENV 304/ECO 328/EEB 304 Disease Ecology, Economics, and Policy Laxminarayan, Ramanan and Grenfell, Bryan
ENV 305 Building American Style: Land-Use Policies and Rules Popper, Frank &
Deborah
ENV 306 Topics in Environmental Studies: American Environmental History (HA) Popper, Frank J.
ENV 307 Agriculture and Food: A Foundation for Living Morin, Xenia
ENV 310 Environmental Law and Moot Court (SA) Hawkins, G.
ENV 311 Business of Oil and Gas: A Global Perspective Vann, Ian
EEB 312/ENV 312 Marine Biology Gould, J.
ENV 314 Environmental Policy and Natural Resources in Eastern Europe and the European Union Pepo, Pal
ENV 316 Communicating Climate Change Lemonick, Michael and Cullen, Heidi
AMS 307/ENV 317 The Art of Sustainability Price, Jennifer
GEO 318/ENV 318 Observing the Marine Environment Sigman, D.
ECO 329/ENV 319 Environmental Economics Brunnermeier, Smita
ENV 320 Feeding the World While Saving the Planet Searchinger, Timothy D.
GEO 323/ENV 323 Earth System Science I: The Atmosphere and Ocean in Motion Philander, George
ENV 324/EGR 324 Environmental Entrepreneurship van der Vink, Gregory
MAE 328/EGR 328/ENV 328 Energy for a Greenhouse-Constrained World Socolow, Robert
GEO 363/CHM 331/ENV 331 Environmental Geochemistry: Chemistry of the Natural Systems Myeni, Satish
CHM 333/ENV 333 Oil to Ozone: Chemistry of the Environment Morel, Francois
AAS 337/ENV 337 Liberation Ecology: Politics and Policy in the Creation of a Just, Green Economy Jones, Van
ENV 326/ECO 326 Seminar in Sustainable Development Somanathan, E.
WWS 334/ENV 334 Global Environmental Issues (SA) Mauzerall, Denise L.
GEO339/ENV 339/WWS 335 Climate Change: Scientific Basis, Policy Implications Oppenheimer, Michael
ENV 340 Environmental Challenges and Sustainable Solutions (ST) Zerba, Eileen
EEB 341/ENV 341 Water, Savannahs and Society: Sustainability in African Drylands King, Elizabeth
AAS 350/ENV 350/POL 338 African American Studies: Environmental Justice Smith, Kimberly and
Harris-Lacewell, Melissa
ENV 352/CHV 352 Environmental, Ecological, and Climate Justice (EM) Schlosberg, David
ENV 360/MOL 360 Biotech Plants and Animals: Frankenfood or Important Innovations? Morin, Xenia
GEO 361/CEE 360/ENV 361 Physics of the Ocean and Atmosphere Philander, George
GEO 399/ENV 399 Environmental Decision Making van der Vink, Gregory
ENV 402 Environmental History: Darwin in Our Time Howarth, William
EEB 417A/ENV 417A Ecosystems and Global Change Hedin, Lars
ELE 431/MAE 431/ENV 431/ EGR 431 Solar Energy Conversion Wagner, Sigurd and
Carter, Emily
HIS 431/ENV 433 Comparative Environmental History Kreike, Emmanuel
JRN 441/ENV 441 The McGraw Seminar in Writing - Measuring the Green Fuse: Writing about Science and Nature Gorman, James
GEO 450/CEE 450/ENV 450 Earth Surface Processes Maloof, Adam
NES 470/ENV 470 Food Security in the Middle East Woertz, Eckart
ATL 496/THR 496/ENV 496 Princeton Atelier - Environmental Documentary & Music Theater Cosson, Steve and Friedman, Michael
GEO 499/ENV 499 Environmental Change, Poverty and Conflict van der Vink, Gregory
ENV 524/GEO 524 Environmental Issues Seminar: Science Communication Morel, Francois
CHM 525/ENV 525 Production of Renewable Fuels and Energy Dismukes, Gerard C.
ENV 528/ECO 528 Topics in Environmental and Development Economics Somanathan, E.
NES 530/ENV 530 Political Economy of Arab Gulf Countries Woertz, Eckart
ENV 531/GEO 531/CEE 583 Topics in Energy and the Environment: Making the Most of Scarce Hydrocarbon Resources Smith, Michael
CEE 587/ENV 587 Ecohydrology Rodriguez-Iturbe, I.
ENV ST01 Towards an Ethical CO2 Emissions Trajectory for Princeton Kreutz, Tom
ENV ST02 Farm to Fork: The State of America's Food System Today Popper, Deborah
ENV ST03 Communicating Sustainability: Critical Reporting of the Sustainability Experience Lemonick, Michael
ENV ST04 Environmental Entrepreneurship van der Vink, Gregory
 
FRESHMAN SEMINARS
Course Number Course Name Faculty
FRS 105 Water: Keystone for Sustainable Development Rodrigues-Iturbe, Ignacio
FRS 108 Food and the Planet Searchinger, Tim
FRS 122 The Everglades Today and Tomorrow: Global Change and the Impact of Human Activities on the Biosphere (ST) Morel-Kraepiel, Anne
FRS 124 When Cows Go Crazy: The Inextricable Link Between Human and Animal Health Kahn, Laura
FRS 136 Living in a Polluted Greenhouse (SA) Mauzerall, Denise
FRS 143 Walden in our Time Howarth, William
FRS 149 Earth's Changing Surface and Climate Maloof, Adam; Simons, Frederik;
Phinney, Robert
FRS 158 The Hedgehog and the Fox: How Nelson Mandela Can Help Us Cope with Global Warming Philander, George
FRS 162 Economics of Environmental Protection Brunnermeier, Smita
FRS 167 Science and Technology for a Sustainable Energy Future Arnold, Craig B.
FRS 175 Signals, Yardsticks, and Tipping Points of Global Warming Zerba, Eileen
FRS 184 Materials and Technology for a Sustainable Energy Future (ST) Arnold, Craig B.
 
GEOSCIENCES
Course Number Course Name Faculty
GEO 102B/ENV 102B Climate: Past, Present and Future Bender, Michael, Sigman, Daniel, and Vallis, Geoffrey
ENV 204A/ GEO 104A and ENV 204B/GEO 104B Global Warming: Causes, Consequences, Policy Responses Oppenheimer, Michael and Zerba, Eileen
CEE 311/CHM 311/GEO 311 Global Air Pollution Zondlo, Mark A.
GEO 318/ENV 318 Observing the Marine Environment Sigman, D.
GEO 323/ENV 323 Earth System Science I: The Atmosphere and Ocean in Motion Philander, George
GEO 331/CHM 331/ENV 331 Intro to Environmental Global Chemistry: Chemistry of the Natural
Systems (STX)
Myeni, Satish
GEO339/ENV 339/WWS 335 Climate Change: Scientific Basis, Policy Implications Oppenheimer, Michael
GEO 361/CEE 360/ENV 361 Physics of the Ocean and Atmosphere Philander, George
GEO 363/CHM 331/ENV 331 Environmental Geochemistry: Chemistry of the Natural Systems Myeni, Satish
GEO 399/ENV 399 Environmental Decision Making van der Vink, Gregory
GEO 430 Climate and Terrestrial Biosphere Medvigy, David
GEO 450/CEE 450/ENV 450 Earth Surface Processes Maloof, Adam
GEO 470/CHM 470 Environmental Chemistry of Soils Myneni, S.
CEE 471/GEO 471/ URB 471 Intro to Water Pollution Technology Jaffe, Peter
GEO 499/ENV 499 Environmental Change, Poverty and Conflict van der Vink, Gregory
ENV 524/GEO 524 Environmental Issues Seminar: Science Communication Morel, Francois
ENV 531/GEO 531/CEE 583 Topics in Energy and the Environment: Making the Most of Scarce Hydrocarbon Resources Smith, Michael
AOS 557/GEO 577 Weather and Climate Dynamics Lau, Ngar-Cheung
 
GLOBAL HEALTH AND HEALTH POLICY
Course Number Course Name Faculty
GHP 350/ WWS 491/ANT 491 Critical Perspectives on Global Health and Health Policy Biehl, Joao
 
HISTORY
Course Number Course Name Faculty
HIS 422 Energy and Empire Barak, On
HIS 431/ENV 433 Comparative Environmental History Kreike, Emmanuel
 
JOURNALISM
Course Number Course Name Faculty
JRN 441/ENV 441 The McGraw Seminar in Writing - Measuring the Green Fuse: Writing about Science and Nature Gorman, James
JRN 449 The Journalism of Energy and Global Warming (SA) Maass, Peter
 
MECHANICAL AND AEROSPACE ENGINEERING
Course Number Course Name Faculty
MAE 228/EGR 228/CHE 228 Energy Solutions for the Next Century Ju, Yiguang and
Jay Benziger
MAE 244/EGR 244 Introduction to Biomedical Innovation and Global Health Malatesta, Karen and Soboyejo, Winston
AST 309/MAE 309/PHY 309 Nuclear Energy in a Carbon-Constrained World: Fission and Fusion Glaser, Alexander and Goldston, Robert J.
MAE 328/EGR 328/ENV 328 Energy for a Greenhouse-Constrained World Socolow, Robert
MAE 423 Heat Transfer Dryer, Frederick
MAE 426 Rocket and Air-Breathing Propulsion Technology Ju, Yiguang
MAE 427 Energy Conversion & the Environment: Transportation Applications Dryer, Frederick
ELE 431/MAE 431/ENV 431/ EGR 431 Solar Energy Conversion Wagner, Sigurd and
Carter, Emily
MAE 436 Global Technology (Kenya) Soboyejo, Winston
MAE 527 Topics in Energy Engineering, Economics and Policy Glaser, Alexander
WWS 585/MAE 580 Topics in Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy:
Living in a Greenhouse
Socolow, Robert
 
MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
Course Number Course Name Faculty
ENV 360/MOL 360 Biotech Plants and Animals: Frankenfood or Important Innovations? Morin, Xenia
MOL 425/WWS 474 Infection: Biology, Burden, Policy Mahmoud, Adel; Shenk, Thomas;
Singer, Burton
 
NEAR EASTERN STUDIES
Course Number Course Name Faculty
NES 265/POL 268 Political & Economic Reform in the Middle East (SA) Taylor, Julie
NES 266/ENV 266 Oil, Energy and the Middle East (SA) Haykel, Bernard
NES 368/POL 437 Oil Politics in the Middle East Taylor, Julie
NES 470/ENV 470 Food Security in the Middle East Woertz, Eckart
NES 530/ENV 530 Political Economy of Arab Gulf Countries Woertz, Eckart
 
PHYSICS
Course Number Course Name Faculty
AST 309/MAE 309/PHY 309 Nuclear Energy in a Carbon-Constrained World: Fission and Fusion Glaser, Alexander and Goldston, Robert J.
 
POLITICS
Course Number Course Name Faculty
NES 265/POL 268 Political & Economic Reform in the Middle East (SA) Taylor, Julie
AAS 350/ENV 350/POL 338 African American Studies: Environmental Justice Smith, Kimberly and
Harris-Lacewell, Melissa
POL 351 Politics in the Developing Countries Lieberman, Evan
NES 368/POL 437 Oil Politics in the Middle East Taylor, Julie
 
THEATER
Course Number Course Name Faculty
ATL 496/THR 496/ENV 496 Princeton Atelier - Environmental Documentary & Music Theater Cosson, Steve and Friedman, Michael
 
URBAN STUDIES
Course Number Course Name Faculty
CEE 303/ENV 303/URB 303 Introduction to Environmental Engineering Bou-Zeid, Elle and Celia, Michael A.
CEE 471/GEO 471/ URB 471 Intro to Water Pollution Technology Jaffe, Peter
 
VISUAL ARTS
Course Number Course Name Faculty
ATL 497/VIS 497/ARC 497 Princeton Atelier - Princeton Student Colongy: Art, Ecology & Architecture Wood, Dan & Haeg, Fritz
 
WOODROW WILSON SCHOOL
Course Number Course Name Faculty
WWS 316 Environmental History Singer, Burton
WWS 334/ENV 334 Global Environmental Issues (SA) Mauzerall, Denise L.
GEO339/ENV 339/WWS 335 Climate Change: Scientific Basis, Policy Implications Oppenheimer, Michael
MOL 425/WWS 474 Infection: Biology, Burden, Policy Mahmoud, Adel; Shenk, Thomas;
Singer, Burton
WWS 476 Special Topics in Public Affairs: The Economics of Health Policy in Developing Countries Hammer, Jeffrey
GHP 350/ WWS 491/ANT 491 Critical Perspectives on Global Health and Health Policy Biehl, Joao
WWS 568 Economics of Health in Developing Countries Hammer, Jeffrey
WWS 582E Topics in Applied Economics: Energy Economics Craft, Amy B.
WWS 585/MAE 580 Topics in Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy:
Living in a Greenhouse
Socolow, Robert
WWS 586D Topics in Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy: Global Environmental Governance Oppenheimer, Michael
WWS 593H Topics in Policy Analysis: Saudi Arabia: Security, Energy, and
U.S. Policy
Boucek, Christopher
WWS 594L Topics in Policy Analysis: Global Energy Luciani, Giacomo
WWS 594Q Topics in Policy Analysis - The Future of Nuclear Energy Glaser, Alexander