Bryce B. DuBois, Ph.D.

History, Philosophy and Social Sciences Concentration
Rhode Island School of Design
2 College Street
Providence, RI 02903


2017 – present Assistant Professor in Residence, History, Philosophy and Social Sciences Concentration, Rhode Island School of Design

2017 Visiting Assistant Professor, Psychology Department. Providence College.

2016 – 2017 Post-Doctoral Associate, Department of Natural Resources, Cornell University. 

2013 – 2016 Extension Research Associate, Department of Natural Resources, Cornell University. 

2013 Adjunct Faculty, Children and Youth Studies Program, Department of Sociology, Brooklyn College, 

2012 Adjunct Faculty, Department of Psychology, John Jay College. 


2016 Ph.D. in Environmental Psychology, The Graduate Center at the City University of New York, Department of Psychology.

2009 Master of Clinical Psychology, University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth.

2005 B.A. in Psychology, Salve Regina University


DuBois, B., Krasny, M. E., & Russ, A. (2019). Online professional development for environmental educators: strategies to foster critical thinking and social interactions. Environmental Education Research, 1-15.

Krasny, M.E., DuBois, B. (co-lead authors), Adameit, M., Atiogbe, R., Alfakihuddin, M., Golshani, Z., González-González, R., Leung, Y., Shian-Yun, L., & Yao, Y. (2018). Addressing Access Barriers and Professional Development Among Small Group Leaders in a MOOC. The Online Learning Journal.

Giampieri, M.A., DuBois, B., Allred, S., Bunting-Howarth, K., Fisher, K., Moy, J. & Sanderson, E.W. (2017). Visions of resilience: lessons from applying a digital democracy tool in New York’s Jamaica Bay watershed. Urban Ecosystems, 1-17.

DuBois, B., Krasny, M.E. & Smith, J. (2017). Connecting Brawn, Brains, and People: An Investigation of Six Youth Stewardship Programs. Environmental Education Research, 1-18.

Krasny, M.E. & DuBois, B. (2016). Climate Adaptation Education: Embracing Reality or Abandoning Environmental Values?. Environmental Education Research, 1-12.

DuBois, B. & Krasny, M.E. (2016). Educating with Resilience in Mind: Addressing Climate Change in Post-Sandy New York City. The Journal of Environmental Education, 1-16. 

Smith, JG, DuBois, B. and Corwin, J. (2016). Assessing Social Learning Outcomes Through Participatory Mind Mapping. Journal of Extension, 54(1), n1.

Smith, JG, DuBois, B., and Krasny, ME. (2016). Framing for Resilience through Social Learning: Impacts of Environmental Stewardship on Youth in Post-disturbance Communities. Sustainability Science, 1(3), 441-453.

Chan, J., DuBois, B., & Tidball, KGT. (2015). Refuges of local resilience: Community gardens in post-Sandy New York City. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, 14, 625–635.

Wridt, P, Seley, J., Fisher, S. & DuBois, B. (2014). Participatory Mapping Approaches to Coordinate the Emergency Response of Spontaneous Volunteers after Hurricane Sandy. International Journal of E-Planning Research.


Chan, J., DuBois, B., Francis, C.A., Hoagland, K.D., Nemec, K.D. (2017). Community Gardens as Urban Social–Ecological Refuges in the Global North. In: WinklerPrins, E. (Ed.), Global Urban Agriculture, US National Science Foundation: CABI.

Allred, S., DuBois, B. (co-lead author), Bunting-Howarth, K., Tidball, K., & Solecki, W. (2016). Chapter 4: Social-Ecological System Transformation in Jamaica Bay. In: E. Sanderson, B. Solecki, J. Waldman, and A.S. Parris (Eds.), Prospects for Resilience: Insights from New York City’s Jamaica Bay. Washington, D.C.: Island Press.

Krasny, M.E., Chang, C., Hauk, M., DuBois, B. (2016). Climate Change Education. In: Russ, A. and Krasny, M. (Eds.), Urban environmental education review. Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press.


Southern New England Stewardship Mapping and Assessment Project (SNE-StewMAP). This collaboration with researchers and practitioners from Brown University’s Institute at Brown for Environment and Society was awarded $83,000 from the Southern New England Program (SNEP) [Grant No. SNEP1-08].


Taplin, D. & DuBois, B. (2018) Staten Island Unit Ethnographic Overview and Assessment. Northeast Region Ethnography Program, National Park Service, Boston, MA. 

DuBois, B., Allred, S., Bunting-Howarth, K., Sanderson, E.W., & Giampieri, M.A. (2017). Visionmaker.NYC: An Online Landscape Ecology Tool to Support Social-Ecological System Visioning and Planning. Journal of Extension.

Krasny, ME & DuBois, B. (23 February 2016). Will Online Courses Make Education a Human Right? Zocalo Public Square. 

DuBois, B. and ME Krasny. (2015). Educating with Resilience in Mind: Environmental Education in Post-Sandy New York City. Civic Ecology Lab, Ithaca NY. 

Krasny, M., J. Carey, B. DuBois, C. Lewis, J. Fraser, K. Fulton, B. Spitzer, L. Leou, J. Braus, A. Ferguson, J. Marcos-Iga, and A. Price. (2015). Climate Change and Environmental Education: Framing Perspectives. Cornell University, Ithaca NY. 

DuBois, B., Allred, S.B, Tidball, K.G., Bunting-Howarth, K.E., Ferenz, G., & Filiberto, D. (2015). Past and Future Social-Ecological Systems Perspectives of Jamaica Bay: Results from an Annotated Bibliography and Focus Groups​. Final report delivered to Rockefeller Foundation.

DuBois, B. (2014). Further Recommended Readings: Human Coastal Environment Relations. The People, Place, and Space Reader Website:

DuBois, B.B. and Krasny, M.E. (2014). Environmental Education Response to Hurricane Sandy in the New York Metropolitan Region. Civic Ecology Lab, Ithaca NY.

DuBois, B. B. and Tidball, K. G. (2013). Greening in Coastal New York Post-Sandy #CEL004. In Cornell Civic Ecology Lab (Ed.), Civic Ecology Lab White Paper Series (pp. 42). Ithaca, NY: Cornell University.