Sophie Plitt

Adjunct Instructor

Center for Publishing and Applied Liberal Arts

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Sophie Plitt is an Urban Ecologist with 10+ years of experience researching, managing, and building partnerships around green spaces across urban-rural landscapes. Her research and scientific writing has been published in journals such as Frontiers in Sustainable Cities, Cities and the Environment, and Landscape and Urban Planning. Driven by the goal of deepening human-nature connections in cities and community forestry, Sophie has worked with organizations such as the NYC Parks Department, New York Restoration Project, the U.S. Forest Service, and the New York Tree Trust. She holds a B.A. in environmental studies and urban ecosystems from The New School and an M.S. in Social-Ecological Resilience Research from the Stockholm Resilience Centre. Sophie is joining the MSPW teaching team in Summer 2024 to teach our Writing for Science and the Environment elective course.