Department of Sociology

Graduate Students

Michael Lengefeld


Areas of Interest

Environmental Sociology, Political Sociology, Social Ecology



M.A. Sociology, Texas State University, 2011            
B.S.A.S. Sociology, Texas State University, 2008

Current and/or Anticipated Research

I am currently investigating the relationship between coupled human and ecological systems, specifically the U.S. militarized war on drugs, and its role in development and environmental outcomes in the Andes region. 

I am also investigating an international-level analyses of the role of nuclear energy and weapons in environmental destruction.


Contact Michael

Office: Wilson-Short 148
Phone: (509) 335-4595 (msgs)


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