NORTH ADAMS, MA—Dr. Angela Sanguinetti, research environmental psychologist at the University of California, Davis, will give a talk titled “How Emissions Information Can Prompt Travelers to Purchase Greener Flights” as part of MCLA’s Green Living Seminar Series at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 24, 2021.
Green Living Seminar Series webinars are free and open to the public; community members can register for each lecture at mcla.edu/greenliving. All seminars take place weekly on Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. through April 14.
Dr. Sanguinetti earned a B.S. and M.S. in psychology, with an emphasis in behavior analysis, from CSU Stanislaus, and a Ph.D. in planning, policy and design, with an emphasis in design-behavior research, from UC Irvine’s School of Social Ecology in 2013.
Her research interests center on how the design of the built environment, including our communities, homes, and vehicles, impacts our behavior and well-being. She directs the Consumer Energy Interfaces Lab and brings her behavioral expertise to projects with the Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Research Center, 3 Revolutions Future Mobility Program, Western Cooling Efficiency Center, Center for Water-Energy Efficiency, and Energy & Efficiency Insitute. Dr. Sanguinetti is also director of the Cohousing Research Network, which seeks to increase the impact of research establishing the personal, societal, and environmental benefits of living in collaborative neighborhoods. At UC Davis since 2014, she has worked on over 20 research grants and authored over a dozen peer-reviewed journal publications.
Every semester, MCLA’s Green Living Seminar Series hosts lectures by local, regional, and national experts organized around a central theme related to the environment and sustainability. The 2021 series theme is “Individual Actions and Environmental Sustainability.” The series is a presentation of the MCLA Environmental Studies Department and MCLA’s Berkshire Environmental Resource Center.
For more information, go to www.mcla.edu/greenliving or contact Elena Traister at (413) 662-5303.