Julie Sze

Regional Network: 
National Fellows
Class Year: 
2002
Position: 
Associate Professor of American Studies,
Organization: 
University of California, Davis
Location: 

Julie Sze is an Associate Professor of American Studies at UC Davis. She is also the founding director of the Environmental Justice Project for UC Davis.  Sze’s book, Noxious New York: The Racial Politics of Urban Health and Environmental Justice, won the 2008 John Hope Franklin Publication Prize, awarded annually to the best published book in American Studies.
Sze’s research investigates environmental justice and environmental inequality; culture and environment; race, gender and power; and community health and activism.