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Christopher W. Anderson, Ph.D.

Student Sustainability Program Director

Pronouns: He/Him/His


Building & Room:

150A PSB


1140 S. Paulina St.

Office Phone:



Christopher joined the sustainability unit in the Office of Planning, Sustainability, and Project Management in the fall of 2021 after earning his Ph.D. in environmental history from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He directs the student-facing sustainability initiatives, including the sustainability fee fund and the sustainability internship program. He is the office liaison to the CCSE Education and Research subcommittee.


B.A., History, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
M.A.T.S., Environmental Ministry, Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago
M.A., History, Northern Illinois University
Ph.D., History, University of Illinois at Chicago

Professional Memberships

American Society for Environmental History, American Historical Association, Organization of American Historians

Research Currently in Progress

The intellectual history of religious environmentalism among ecumenical Protestants in the United States during the twentieth-century