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  • Associate Professor of Environmental Studies
  • Director, Environmental Studies Program


  • BS in civil engineering, Bangladesh Institute of Technology
  • MS in natural resources, Cornell University
  • PhD in natural resources & environmental sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


  • Energy & carbon Accounting
  • Household energy consumption & efficiency
  • Energy input-output analysis
  • Climate change policy
  • Energy & behavior
  • Ecological economics
  • Sustainability in higher education
  • Urban and regional sustainability
  • Environmental issues in developing countries

Current Courses

  • Environment & society (ENVS 101)
  • Environmental analysis in social science (ENVS 220)
  • Local vs. global: Environmental issues beyond borders (ENVS 222)
  • Energy & society (ENVS 322)
  • Sustainable Cities (ENVS 390)


  • Janet Fiskio and Md Rumi Shammin publish article

    October 10, 2016

    Janet Fiskio, Md Rumi Shammin, and Vel Scott co-authored the article "Cultivating Community: Black Agrarianism in Cleveland, Ohio," which appeared in the Summer 2016 issue of GASTRONOMICA: THE JOURNAL OF CRITICAL FOOD STUDIES.