IC Honors Seminar Spotlights: Danger! Understanding Not-So-Natural Disasters

Environmental Studies & Sciences professor Jake Brenner is teaching a 1-credit course this semester on Danger! Understanding Not-So-Natural Disasters. Learn more below!

maxresdefaultDescribe your seminar in one sentence. “The course teaches students how globalization and the environment and their own day-to-day activities are all inextricably linked.

Describe your classroom style in one sentence. “I strive for a conversation that students are sad to leave when it’s over.

What is one thing you hope students will take away from your seminar? I hope students will understand that the environment isn’t just broken, but that environment and society produce each other.

What is one piece of advice you would give to students? “Travel as much as you can, do it respectfully, and pay attention on your trip.

Check out the full list of seminars here and the whole list of spotlights here.