Steve Chase


Steve Chase, a Leadership Grant Recepient, was the founding Director of the Environmental Studies masters program in Advocacy for Social Justice and Sustainability at Antioch University New England from 2002 to 2014. He currently works as the Director of Education at Pendle Hill, a Quaker adult education, retreat, and conference center near Philadelphia. His primary research interests are faith-based activism, the Transition Movement, relocalization as a response to peak oil and climate change, alternatives to corporate globalization, social movement theory, coalition-building, adult political education, participatory action research, and nonprofit management and leadership. He has also worked as a writer, editor, organizer, and a traveling minister for the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). His essays and articles have appeared in Orion, Terra Nova, The Trumpeter, The Journal of Multicultural Environmental Education, Whole Terrain, Z Magazine, Friends Journal, and Race, Poverty, and the Environment. He is the editor of the book 'Defending the Earth: A Dialogue Between Murray Bookchin and Dave Foreman.'

Fellow at a Glance

Fellowship Year:
Academic Background:
Antioch University New England, Ph.D.
Current Position:
Energy & Climate Change
Environmental & Public Health
Environmental Justice
Environmental Policy & Law
338 Plush Mill Road
Wallingford, Pennsylvania 19086
(610) 566-4507 x123

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