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Rebecca Potter


Full-Time Faculty

College of Arts and Sciences: English


Email: Rebecca Potter
Phone: 937-229-3295
Curriculum Vitae: Read CV


  • Ph.D., 2003
  • M.A., Brandeis University, 1999
  • B.A., University of California, Davis, 1993


Dr. Rebecca Potter is Professor of English and affiliate faculty at the Hanley Sustainability Institute. She has been the inaugural director of the academic Sustainability program at the University of Dayton, and is a national leader in Sustainability education. Dr. Potter is lead editor of the book series, Practical Approaches to Teaching Sustainability, published by the Sustainability Curriculum Consortium and the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education. 

Research Interests

  • Literature and the Environment
  • Sustainability Education
  • Narratives of Change