About Us

Dr. Andrew Hargrove

Dr. Hargrove is an educator, a quantitative methodologist, a social philosopher, and a lifelong learner. He earned his Ph.D. in Sociology from the Stony Brook University (SUNY) in 2021 and his Bachelors in Psychology from Gonzaga in 2010. His research takes an interdisciplinary approach and interrogates the social, political, economic, and environmental factors associated with global environmental and public health outcomes.  

Dr. Hargrove is currently using his global interdisciplinary perspective to teach several courses for the Judy Genshaft Honors College including: 

Acquisition of Knowledge 
Cli-Fi: Climate Fiction and Climate Science 
What is the Environment? 

Dr. Hargrove loves to engage in political and philosophical conversations about how the world works, what is purpose, and why are things the way they are and what can we do about it. Dr. Hargrove encourages students to move through the world with a critical lens that asks why of everything. He is excited to join the students in a journey of discovery and inquiry! Dr. Hargrove’s interdisciplinary background and experience living in 5 different countries give him a unique perspective on culture, values, and humanity that he will share with anyone who is interested.  

Dr. Hargrove’s research has seen him collaborate with researchers in 5 different countries and with researchers in international law, psychology, geosciences, and political science. He looks forward to continuing to collaborate with people from different backgrounds and with different training to answer difficult questions.  

Dr. Hargrove is committed to working towards a just and equitable world that is inclusive and respectful of all knowledges and experiences. Dr. Hargrove aims to be antiracist, antiableist, and antimisogynistic in his life, in his work, and in his interactions with the world. All people deserve love and respect. Let’s learn about the perspectives of our fellow humans and create a better world for learning, for educating, for flourishing, and for life!