Assistant Professor, Sociology

864.294.2000
Johns Hall
aaron.passell@furman.edu

  • Current disciplinary research interests

      Urban and suburban development, historic preservation, gentrification, urban sustainability

  • Interest in connecting sustainability to research

      I will be teaching Environmental Sociology, a course that focuses on consumption, environmental justice, and urban sustainability.

      My current research concerns historic district designation and its effects on neighborhoods (social sustainability), but grows out of a broader interest in historic preservation as an environmentally sustainable approach to urban development.

  • Sustainability courses taught
      • Urban Sociology (part)
      • Environmental Sociology
      • Social Problems: Consumption
      • First Year Writing Seminar: Imagining the City (part)

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