Dr. Andrea Haverkamp

Dr. Andrea Haverkamp


Dr. Andrea Haverkamp serves on staff at the American Federation of Teachers. She has extensive
experience in workplace organizing in higher education and healthcare, as well as coalition political
organizing for environmental and social justice in the Pacific Northwest. Her research and teaching
centers intersectional queer, trans, and feminist frameworks and an organizing approach towards
social transformation. Her primary topics of research and teaching are climate justice, trans and
gender nonconforming student experiences in STEM, and engineering ethics.
Her engineering experience prior to academia and the labor movement includes environmental
engineering positions in the federal government, including the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and
the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. She has also served as a chemistry and phyics high
school teacher in Kolahun, Liberia in the Peace Corps.
Dr. Haverkamp holds a Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering with a doctoral minor in Queer
Studies, a graduate certificate in College and University Teaching, and a Master of Engineering in
Environmental Engineering from Oregon State University. She also holds a B.S. in Chemical
Engineering from the University of Kansas.


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