• Associate Professor, Environmental and Sustainability Studies
  • Associate Director Global Change and Sustainability Center


  • Ph.D. , Parks, Recreation, & Tourism , University of Utah . Project: The Impact of Language Framing on Critical Elaboration in Sustainability Education
  • M. Ed. , Educational Studies, University of Utah
  • B.A., Environmental Studies/Political Science, University of Vermont


Adrienne Cachelin is an Associate Professor with the Environmental and Sustainability Studies Program at the University of Utah.  She pursues two lines of research, one involving framing and assessment in sustainability education, the second centered in community-based environmental justice.

Adrienne also serves as the Sustainability Education Director for the University of Utah's Sustainability Office. In this role she facilitates transdisciplinary sustainability education and research through her work on initiatives including faculty workshops and learning communities, development of learning outcomes, and interdisciplinary scholars initiatives.