Senior Thesis Student, Environmental Studies
Margot Lurie is a senior thesis student in Environmental Studies at Amherst College. She situates her work within the field of environmental sociology, where her interests in critical environmental justice, ecofeminism, settler colonialism, and participatory research converge. Her thesis research explores Indigenous women’s resistance as a mode of environmental protection in the Southwestern US. Margot is also a passionate environmental justice organizer and spends much of her free time working with her school’s divestment coalition and Sunrise hub.