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Dr. Tatiana Height

AFFILIATION: American Forest Foundation

TITLE: Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

LOCATION: South Carolina


EXPERTISE AREA: Black/African-American Communities, Conservation, DEIJ, Environmental Education, Environmental Justice, Environmental Health, Environmental Racism, Outdoors/Recreation, Sustainability, Youth, Urban Planning


Tatiana C. Height is a hood feminist, scholar-activist, and Lecturer of Sustainability and Coastal Resilience in the HTC Honors. Dr. Height holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) with a major in Great Plains Studies and minors in Environmental Studies, Agribusiness Entrepreneurship, and Community and Regional Planning. They also have a Graduate Certificate in Outdoor Adventure Sport from Liberty University, a Master of Community and Regional Planning degree from UNL, and a Doctor of Education in Agricultural & Extension Education from NC State University. Their research interests pertain to environmental justice, environmental education, and community development. In particular, Dr. Height is interested in examining strategies to create more equity and justice-centered environmental education programs. Further, as a scholar-activist, Dr. Height engages in research and practice on leveraging equity pedagogies to develop the next generation of environmental leaders in underserved and urban communities. Dr. Height’s prior publications include a chapter on water quality in the 2021 Durham Community Health Assessment and a first-author peer-reviewed paper entitled The 2020 Social and Environmental Apocalypse: Reimagining Black America, published in a special issue of the American Studies journal that centered on Afrofuturism and the environment. Currently, Dr. Height is a part of a writing team to produce a pay equity guide for environmental education organizations in the U.S. South.


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