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University of Vermont
Burlington, VT 05401
Stephanie Kaza is Professor And Director of Environmental Studies at the University of Vermont, serving the Environmental Program with an appointment through the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources. She teaches and advises undergraduate and graduate students with a concentration in the environmental humanities. Her courses include: Religion and Ecology, Ecofeminism, Unlearning Consumerism, and Introduction to Environmental Studies. As co-chair of the UVM Environmental Council, Professor Kaza has been actively engaged in campus sustainability initiatives to reduce waste, conserve energy, and promote environmental values.
M. Div., Starr King School of Ministry, 1991
Ph.D. Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz, 1979
M.A. Education, Stanford University, 1970
B.A. Biology, Oberlin College 1968
Buddhist environmental thought, campus sustainability, ecofeminism, environmental justice, unlearning consumerism, nature writing, and environmental philosophy
Kaza, Stephanie, ed. 2005. Hooked! Buddhist Writings on Greed, Desire, and the Urge to Consume, Shambhala Publications, Boston, MA, 271 pages.
Kaza, Stephanie and Kenneth Kraft, eds. 2000. Dharma Rain: Sources of Buddhist Environmentalism, Boston: Shambhala Publications, 492 pages.
Kaza, S. 2005. Western Buddhist Motivations for Vegetarianism, Worldviews: Environment, Culture, Religion, 9(3): 385-411.
Kaza, S. 2004. Finding Safe Harbor: Buddhist Sexual Ethics in America, Buddhist Christian Studies, 24.
Kaza, S. 2002. Teaching Ethics through Environmental Justice, Canadian Journal of Environmental Education 7(1): 99-109.