Sustainability Fellows - Cohorts

UO Sustainability Fellows learn from community partners in front of a Kalapuya mural.


Sustainability Fellows 2023-24, Cohort 6

Starting in 2021 the program is proud to be funded by the PNW Just Futures Institute through a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon foundation. We are also pleased to welcome to the program faculty from Heritage University in the Yakama Indian Reservation.


  • Jasmine Samara, School of Law - UO
  • Corbin Schuster,  Natural Science (biology) - Heritage University
  • Yizhao Yang, Planning, Public Policy, and Management - UO
UO faculty talk with a community partner under a large oak tree at Mount Pisgah arboretum
Sustainability Fellows
2022-23, Cohort 5​​​​​


Adults walking, photo shot from behind, through a farm with greenhouses and fields.

Sustainability Fellows,
2021-22, Cohort 4




UO faculty talk with community partner at McKenzie River Trust's Green Island on the Willamette River.

Sustainability Fellows
2020-21, Cohort 3

The first three cohorts of the Sustainability Fellows were proudly funded by a generous grant from the Duck Store.





UO Faculty Fellows hear from City of Springfield representatives.

Sustainability Fellows
2019-20, Cohort 2






  • Jacques Abelman, Landscape Architecture, School of Architecture & Environment (no longer at UO) 
  • Sonja Boos, German and Scandinavian
  • Benjamin Clark, Planning, Public Policy and Management
  • Yekang Ko, Landscape Architecture


UO faculty hear from a community partner in an outside area with trees and grass.

Sustainability Fellows
2018-19, Cohort 1