Patrick Chandler

Education & Outreach Associate

Patrick Chandler


Patrick Chandler recently received a PhD in Environmental Studies from the University of Colorado,
Boulder and has fifteen years’ experience working in and developing environmental education,
stewardship, and science programs. His current research focuses on the process of building and
maintaining art and science partnerships with the goal of catalyzing community action on environmental and social justice issues. During his time at the University of Colorado, Patrick also served as a fellow and coordinator for the Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Network and a researcher and board member for the Inland Ocean Coalition. Before beginning his PhD research, he worked as the Education Director for the Washed Ashore Project which raises awareness about marine debris through exhibits comprised of giant sculptures created from items found on the beach. Prior to joining the Washed Ashore team, Patrick spent five years in Alaska where he taught biology for Kenai Peninsula College, served as the International Coastal Cleanup Coordinator for Alaska, and worked as the Special Programs Coordinator for the Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies.

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Phone: 303-492-5670
Fax: 303-735-3644


CIRES Education and Outreach
University of Colorado Boulder
488 UCB
Boulder, CO 80309-0449

Office Hours

8:00 am to 5:00 pm -- fall and spring semesters 

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