Assistant Professor, Willamette University
Janet A. Lorenzen is Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at Willamette University in Salem, Oregon. She has taught classes on social problems, sustainability and environmental justice, sociological theory, and qualitative methods. Her research interests include the micro- and meso-level foundations of macro-level social change; including lifestyle change, environmental group strategies, lobbying, and the politics of climate change. Her current research project is on local climate governance. She has published articles in Environmental Politics, Sociological Forum, Sociology Compass, Human Ecology Review, Humanity & Society, and Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change.