Building Ecoliteracy is an NEH-funded “Humanities Connections” curriculum development project at Loras College (Dubuque, Iowa). The project is ordered toward the development of a general education track, which will provide students with a certificate in Sustainability Studies. Courses in the track will be interdisciplinary and including significant connections to the humanities while employing high-impact practices to foster the development of ecoliteracy and civic engagement.

Project Directors

Benjamin Darr, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Politics

Christoffer Lammer-Heindel, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Philosophy

About the National Endowment for the Humanities

Created in 1965 as an independent federal agency, the National Endowment for the Humanities supports research and learning in history, literature, philosophy, and other areas of the humanities by funding selected, peer-reviewed proposals from around the nation. Additional information about the National Endowment for the Humanities and its grant programs is available at: www.neh.gov.