Graduate Student of the Month - Stephanie Sodero
Stephanie Sodero is a PhD candidate in sociology at Memorial University and a recent visiting scholar at New York University’s Institute for Public Knowledge. Following studies at Trent University (Bachelor of Environmental Studies 1999) and at Dalhousie University (Masters of Environmental Studies 2001), she was fortunate to work for five years with one of Nova Scotia’s most active environmental organizations, the Ecology Action Centre. With colleagues, she initiated a range of mobility-related projects, including the development of a comprehensive Green Mobility Strategy, the creation of university and employer transit pass programs, and the establishment of a community infrastructure fund. Stephanie went on to research carbon taxation at the University of Oxford (Masters of Geography 2010), and is now studying the intersection of mobility and disaster under the supervision of environmental sociologist Dr. Mark Stoddart. Stephanie has published in the Journal of Transport Geography, Mobilities and Environmental Sociology.