Sociology and Anthropology Department
Fields: Risk; Social Disruption; Social Suffering; Food & Beer; Climate; The Environmental Precariat; Urban Marginality; Social Justice; Culture & Cognition; Visual Sociology
Daina Cheyenne Harvey earned a B.B.A (Finance) and a Double B.A. (Philosophy and Economics) from the University of Texas-Austin, a M.A. (Sociology) from the University of Houston, and a Ph.D. (Sociology) from Rutgers University. He is currently writing a book tentatively titled Anthropocene Demos: Neoliberal Disorder and the Long-Term Lessons of Hurricane Katrina based on this research. This book explores the concept of ecological citizenship as a way to rectify democratic exclusion in the anthropocene. Its focus is on the experiences of residents of the Lower Ninth Ward with participatory democracy amidst the neoliberal setting of the long-term aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
Another project looks at how iconic New England industries are dealing with climate change.
He is the author of over 20 articles and book chapters. Recently his work has been featured in the following journals: Sociological Forum, Symbolic Interaction, Humanity & Society, Landscape and Urban Planning, and Local Environment.
He is currently the editor of Humanity & Society.
Courses (Spring 2018)