This program will be offered online!

This program has been converted to an online course: NTRES 2470 Green Cities: Creating the Living City.

Featuring the same faculty and rigorous Cornell education as the on-campus version, this three-credit course will run June 22–July 10, 2020.

Note: This course will be offered synchronously, from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. EST Monday through Friday, June 22 to July 10.

To enroll, review the course description, read about online courses and follow the registration steps.

Please contact us if you have questions.

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Alex Kudryavtsev

Research associate, Department of Natural Resources, Cornell University

Alex Kudryavtsev is a research associate in the Department of Natural Resources at Cornell University, where he conducts research related to urban environmental education and professional development of environmental educators.

After graduating from Tomsk State University in Russia with a bachelor's degree in environmental protection, Kudryavtsev earned master's and doctoral degrees from Cornell. The focus of his graduate work was urban environmental education, environmental psychology, and sense of place.

Kudryavtsev was the lead editor of Urban Environmental Education Review (Cornell University Press, 2007) and contributed several chapters to the book. He is also the author of numerous journal articles.

In addition to the Green Cities course, Kudryavtsev has developed and taught a number of online courses for environmental educators. Having traveled to all continents and visited most major urban areas, he is able to use real-life examples from sustainable (and not so sustainable) cities in his teaching.

Kudryavtsev is the recipient of numerous awards, including the 2018 Higher Education Educator of the Year award from the North American Association for Environmental Education.

Learn more about Kudryavtsev.