Alissa Cordner

Alissa Cordner is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Whitman College, where she teaches Sociology and Environmental Studies courses. Her research interests include environmental sociology, environmental health and justice, risk and disasters, and public engagement in science and policy-making. She is the author of the award winning Toxic Safety: Flame Retardants, Chemical Controversies, and Environmental Health (Columbia University Press, 2016) and the c-director of the PFAS Project Lab. She is contributing to EDGI’s work interviewing current and former EPA employees.