University of South Florida
Tampa | St. Petersburg | Sarasota-Manatee
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!