Dr. Kyle Knight chair, associate Professor, SOCIOLOGY Department Biography Kyle Knight earned his Ph.D. in Sociology at Washington State University. As an environmental sociologist, Dr. Knight uses quantitative cross-national data to investigate such issues as environmental sustainability, environmental concern, resource consumption, and climate change. His research has been published in a number of academic journals, including Sociological Forum, Social Science Research, Social Science Quarterly, Society and Natural Resources, Global Environmental Change, and Population and Environment. Dr. Kyle Knight's Curriculum Vitae Education Ph.D., Sociology, Washington State University, 2012 M.A., Sociology, Washington State University, 2008 B.B.A., Marketing, University of Texas at Arlington, 2006 Classes Taught SOC 100 - INTRO TO SOCIOLOGY SOC 301 - RESEARCH METHODS SOC 303 - STATISTICS/SOCIAL SCIENCES SOC 369 - ENVIRONMENTAL SOCIOLOGY SOC 469 - SOCIOLOGY OF ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE Awards & Honors James F. Short, Jr. Research Award, Department of Sociology, WSU, 2010 Burlington Northern Santa Fe Foundation Fellowship, Thomas S. Foley Institute, WSU, 2010 Affiliations American Sociological Association Society for Human Ecology Southern Sociological Society Publications 2018 Knight, Kyle W. (Forthcoming). “Does Fossil Fuel Dependence Influence Public Awareness and Perception of Climate Change? A Cross-National Investigation.” International Journal of Sociology (Invited contribution to special issue on “CO2 Impact and Environmental Attitudes and Behaviors”) 2018 Knight, Kyle W. “Environmental Sociology” in Oxford Bibliographies in Environmental Science, edited by Ellen Wohl. New York: Oxford University Press, July 24, 2018. doi: 10.1093/OBO/9780199363445-0100 (Invited) 2017 Knight, Kyle W., Juliet B. Schor, and Andrew K. Jorgenson. “Wealth Inequality and Carbon Emissions in High-Income Countries.” Social Currents. 4(5):403-412. 2016 Knight, Kyle W. “Public Awareness and Perception of Climate Change: A Quantitative Cross-National Study.” Environmental Sociology, 2(1):101-113. 2016 Jorgenson, Andrew K., Juliet B. Schor, Kyle W. Knight, and Xiaorui Huang. “Domestic Inequality and Carbon Emissions in Comparative Perspective.” Sociological Forum, 31(SI):770-786. 2014 Knight, Kyle W. “Temporal Variation in the Relationship between Environmental Demands and Well-Being: A Panel Analysis of Developed and Less-Developed Countries.” Population and Environment, 36(1):32-47. 2014 Knight, Kyle W. and Juliet B. Schor. “Economic Growth and Climate Change: A Cross-National Analysis of Territorial and Consumption-Based Emissions in High-Income Countries.” Sustainability, 6(6):3722-3731. (Invited contribution to special issue on “Environment in Sustainable Development”) 2014 Chen, Chien-fei and Kyle Knight. “Energy at Work: Social Psychological Factors Affecting Energy Conservation Intentions within Chinese Electric Power Companies.” Energy Research and Social Science, 4:23-31. 2013 Knight, Kyle W., Eugene A. Rosa, and Juliet B. Schor. “Could Working Less Reduce Pressures on the Environment? A Cross-National Panel Analysis of OECD Countries, 1970-2007.” Global Environmental Change, 23(4):691- 700. 2013 Hummel, Diana, Susana Adamo, Alex de Sherbinin, Laura Murphy, Rimjhim Aggarwal, Leo Zulu, Jianguo Liu, and Kyle Knight.“ Inter- and transdisciplinary approaches to population-environment research for sustainability aims: A review and appraisal.” Population and Environment, 34(4): 481-509. 2013 Knight, Kyle W., Eugene A. Rosa, and Juliet B. Schor. “Reducing Growth to Achieve Environmental Sustainability: The Role of Work Hours.” Pp, 187-204 in Jeannette Wicks-Lim and Robert Pollin (Eds.), Capitalism on Trial: Explorations in the Tradition of Thomas Weisskopf. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing. 2013 Knight, Kyle W. and Soren Newman. “Organic Agriculture as Environmental Reform: A Cross-National Investigation.” Society and Natural Resources, 26(4):369-385. 2012 Knight, Kyle W. and Eugene A. Rosa. “Household Dynamics and Fuelwood Consumption in Developing Countries: A Cross-National Analysis.” Population and Environment, 33(4):365-378. 2012 Knight, Kyle W. and Benjamin L. Messer. “Environmental Concern in Cross- National Perspective: The Effects of Affluence, Environmental Degradation, and World Society.” Social Science Quarterly, 93(2):521-537. 2011 Knight, Kyle W. and Eugene A. Rosa. “The Environmental Efficiency of Well-Being: A Cross-National Analysis.” Social Science Research, 40:931- 949.