© 2019 by Samuel J Miller-McDonald.

Academic

2004 - 06

Northwestern Michigan College

Liberal Arts & Psychology

2006 - 09

College of the Atlantic

Bachelor of Arts in Human Ecology

2013 - 15

Yale University

Master of Environmental Management

2016 - 20 

University of Oxford

Doctor of Philosophy in Geography

Activism

2006 – 09

  • Helped:

    • organize climate conference 

    • SustainUS actions & leadership

    • make COA first carbon-neutral campus in the world

  • Attended:

    • climate conferences

    • face-to-face lobby days with Congressional representative

    • demonstrations in Washington, DC

    • Conference on Sustainable Development at UN

 

2009 – 12 

  • Helped start and build a low-carbon agricultural tech company

  • Attended demonstrations in DC

 

2013 – 15

  • Helped:

    • Fossil Free Yale divestment campaign

    • start activist-oriented publication (ActivistLab)

  • Attended demonstrations in NYC, CT 

  • Wrote aggressive energy transition platform for US Congressional campaign

 

2016 – present

  • Attended demonstrations in UK

  • Help run climate strategy publication (The Trouble)

Writing

Nonfiction essays published in print at:

Current Affairs

The New Republic

Anthroposphere

And online at:

The Baffler

In These Times

The Trouble

ActivistLab

Socialist Forum

Kalevi Sorsa

Resilience

MAHB at Stanford

Poetry & fiction published at:

Sage Magazine

Epilogue

Professional

2000 - 06

Dishwasher at former Italian restaurant

Mail courier at Northwestern Michigan College

2006 - 10

Waste management at College of the Atlantic

Groundskeeper assistant at COA

Shepherd & farmhand at Coöp Mogliazze

Retail associate at Acadia Outdoors

Ice cream scooper at Acadia Outdoors

2010 - 12

Co-Founder at Big Box Farms

Volunteer Coordinator at DonorsChoose.org

2013 - 15

Co-Founder & Editor at ActivistLab

Research assistant to Professor Marian Chertow

Freelance researcher for Yale PhD candidate and start-up company Whatify.com

2016 - Present

Editor at The Trouble

Co-Founder & Editor at Epilogue

Freelance writer

More detail at: LinkedIn