Erin Frisk Redman

  • Ph.D. 2013, School of Sustainability

School of Sustainability
Arizona State University
PO Box 875502
Tempe, AZ 85287-5502
Curriculum vita


Erin Frisk Redman has focused her work and studies on educating for sustainability. During her four years at Arizona State University she has been the lead instructor and curriculum developer for three summer programs for K-12 students and teachers and has implemented sustainability programs in dozens of schools in the Phoenix area. Before moving to Arizona, Erin spent four years studying and working as a sustainability educator at Northland College and worked as an environmental educator in Pennsylvania while getting her Masters degree in Sustainable Systems.


integrating behavioral research with sustainability education pedagogy in order to educate for transformative action

Honors and Awards

  • Valerie Chabot Fellowship


    Ph.D., Sustainability, Arizona State University, 2013

    M.S., Sustainable Systems, Slippery Rock University, 2007

    B.S., Biology with minor Business Administration, Northland College, 2005

Journal Articles


Elser, M. M., L. Pollari, E. Frisk and M. W. Wood. 2011. Linking curriculum and learning to facilities: Arizona State University's GK-12 Sustainable Schools Program. Educational Facility Planner 45(3):7-10. (link)

Frisk, E. and K. L. Larson. 2011. Educating for sustainability: Competencies and practices for transformative action. Journal for Sustainability Education 2. (link)



Frisk, E. and K. L. Larson. 2011. Developing and implementing sustainability education through the integrationof behavioral science. Tempe, AZ. Poster presented at the 12-13 January 2011 CAP LTER 13th Annual Poster Symposium and All Scientist Meeting, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University. (link)


Elser, M. M., S. R. Earl, M. McGraw and E. Frisk. 2009. Weather, the built environment, and kids. Estes Park, CO. Poster presented at 14-16 September 2009 LTER All Scientist Meeting, Integrating Science and Society in a World of Constant Change.



Frisk, E. 2011. Integrating sustainability into the classroom. Presentation at the 27 January 2011 STEM-Net Teacher Training, Arizona State University.

Frisk, E. 2011. ASU GK-12 Sustainability Science for Sustainable Schools project: Linking curriculum and learning to facilities as learning tools. Presentation at the 11-12 March 2011 Council of Educational Facility Planners International (CEFPI), Moving Sustainability Forward.

Frisk, E. 2011. Interdisciplinary sustainability activities. Presentation at the 16-20 July 2011 Arizona Department of Education Conference, Meeting the Challenge! Shaping the Future!.

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