Associate professor in the College of education, University of Arizona

Alberto Arenas is an Associate Professor in the College of Education at the University of Arizona. Originally from Colombia, he specializes in the intersection between environmental and sustainability education with sociology and history of education. Previously he was an assistant professor at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst where he taught at the Center for International Education. He is the author of over 60 publications and conference papers, and his manuscripts have been published in some of the leading educational journals in the world, including Teachers College Record, Compare, and International Review of Education. For the period 2012-2015, Professor Arenas has been a member of the Commission on Education and Communication (North America and the Caribbean Region) of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). In 2013, professor Arenas was a member of the Scientific Committee of the 7th World Environmental Education Congress held in Morocco. In 2014 he was a Fulbright Scholar in Mexico studying environmental and sustainability education.