Professor Amanda Buday

Amanda Buday

Contact

Professor Amanda Buday
2157 AuSable Hall
[email protected]
(616) 331-3137

Education

Southern Illinois University
Ph.D. Sociology

Fields

Natural Resources, Environmental Studies, Community Mobilization

Courses

  • Introduction to Environmental and Sustainability Studies 
  • Social Problems
  • Human Forces Environmental Impacts
  • Environmental Problem Solving

Biography

Professor Buday is a rural sociologist whose research focuses on people’s relationship with and management of natural resources. A native Hoosier from Elkhart, Indiana, Buday studied energy development in rural communities at Southern Illinois University before working at Fort Hays State in northwest Kansas from 2016-2019. At Grand Valley, Buday serves as project coordinator for the Social Science Lab, assisting area watershed and conservation organizations with gathering input from community members regarding water quality concerns and management of water resources. More information, including project reports, is available on the West MI Water Stewardship page. 



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