Sustainability Coordinator, Western Technical College

Casey Meehan, PhD, is the Sustainability Coordinator at Western Technical College in La Crosse, Wisconsin. He leads sustainability and resilience efforts across the college, including helping faculty infuse sustainability concepts into their curriculum, and serves as a director for the Sustainability Institute, a 501c3 that provides local businesses, organizations, and government with leadership, coordination, and education in sustainability and resilience.

Casey has been a high school teacher, an educational researcher, and a teacher educator. Prior to his work at Western, Casey was the Andrew C. Mellon post-doctoral fellow in education at Bowdoin College where he taught courses on environmental and place-based education, teaching methods, and contemporary issues in U.S. education. He maintains his secondary-level social studies teaching license.

Casey has a bachelor’s degree in history and psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, a Master’s in Education from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, and a PhD in curriculum and instruction from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.


  • 2012–2014
    Andrew C. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, Bowdoin College