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Lorenzen, Janet

Associate Professor, Willamette University
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Janet A. Lorenzen is Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at Willamette University in Salem, Oregon. She is the chair of the Teaching & Outreach Committee for the Environmental Sociology Section at ASA. And has taught classes on social change, environmental justice, sociological theory, and qualitative methods. Her research interests include the micro- and meso-level foundations of macro-level social change; including lifestyle change, environmental movement tactics, and the nexus of climate politics and policy. Her current research project includes 75 interviews about climate policy in Oregon, funded by an ASA community action grant. She has published articles in Environmental Politics, Sociological Forum, Sociology Compass, Symbolic Interaction, Human Ecology Review, Humanity & Society, and Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change.