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Dr. Andrea Haverkamp

Climate justice, queer student experiences in STEM, and engineering ethics

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 on 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 physics high school teacher in Kolahun, Liberia in the Peace Corps.

Dr. Haverkamp holds a PhD 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 BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Kansas.


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