Having joined the University of Oregon as an Assistant Professor of Sociology in 2002, Richard is now Professor of Sociology and Environmental Studies.
His research and teaching interests include Environmental Sociology, Human Ecology, and Ecological Economics; Political Economy of the World-System; Animals and Science; and Statistics.
He teaches courses in Environmental Sociology, Statistics and Research methods.
Professor, University of Oregon
Member, Institute for Advanced Study
The invisible animal: anthrozoology and macrosociology, Sociological Theory
Do alternative energy sources displace fossil fuels?, Nature Climate Change
Asymmetric effects of economic growth and decline on CO2 emissions, Nature Climate Change
Choking on modernity: a human ecology of air pollution, Social Problems