Stephanie Wakefield

Stephanie Wakefield is an educator and researcher specializing in human-environment relations, urban resilience and sustainability, and social-ecological systems thinking. Wakefield is currently Director and Assistant Professor of the Human Ecology program at Life University (Marietta, GA), and holds a PhD in Human Geography from the Department of Earth and Environmental Science at The City University of New York Graduate Center. Wakefield’s books include Anthropocene Back Loop: Experimentation in Unsafe Operating Space (Open Humanities Press) and Resilience in the Anthropocene: Governance and Politics at the End of the World (Routledge, co-edited with David Chandler and Kevin Grove).  She frequently publishes articles in academic and cultural journals including Political Geography, Geography Compass, Geoforum, Environment and Planning E: Nature and Place, and e-flux architecture. Along with scholarly publication and teaching, Wakefield frequently works with government organizations, community groups, art institutions and non-profits to explore experimental sustainability planning and community resilience design.

Last updated: May 8, 2024