Alex Kudryavtsev (Alex Russ)
I am an environmental education researcher in the Civic Ecology Lab at Cornell University, currently working on my elementary teacher certification to further advance my teaching and research. CV (PDF file)
My mission – as a researcher and teacher – is to contribute to solving social and environmental problems, and contribute to sustainability through civic engagement and environmental/sustainability education in schools, nonformal education, and community settings.
As a researcher, I explore civic engagement in urban agriculture education. I believe that through environmental education and urban agriculture education we can empower urban residents to improve cities and strengthen civic participation.
As an educator, I work with my colleagues on the develop of online courses for educator professional development. I also work on my field experiences with an elementary school in Ithaca, NY.