We seek to strengthen teaching, research and service in environmental studies and sciences by encouraging interdisciplinary understanding of environmental science, policy, management, ethics, history, and all of the other vital contributions of traditional disciplines.

AESS Mission

Improving communication across boundaries and strengthening teaching and research in environmental studies and sciences.

About AESS

Learn about our formation, history, future goals and current diversity and inclusion efforts.


The Journal for Environmental Studies and Sciences (JESS) is AESS’s flagship journal and published quarterly. Branded Books are published ad-hoc. Learn about the process and opportunities.


Open to all students, faculty, practitioners and professionals looking for support and collaboration among ESS and interdisciplinary studies.


Annual conference future plans and past event records.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Explore DEI at AESS.

Professional Development

Resources for ESS faculty and students.


Curated lists of syllabi, journals and more.


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Annual awards and past awardees.

Strategic Planning

Multi-year plans adopted to meet mission goals.

Become a member and connect with Environmental Studies and Sciences faculty and students from a variety of interdisciplinary backgrounds.


Our Committees

Standing and Ad-Hoc Committees