Marquart-Pyatt, Sandra

Marquart-Pyatt, Sandra
Michigan State University

Sandy Marquart-Pyatt (Ph.D. Ohio State University) is an Assistant Professor in Sociology and the Environmental Science and Policy Program. Her research and teaching areas of expertise are in comparative social change, environmental sociology, political sociology, and quantitative methods. Her current work focuses on identifying cross-national patterns on an array of environmental attitudes, beliefs, behavioral intentions, and behaviors that include climate change, general concern for the environment, and sustainability. She is also exploring the determinants of political attitudes and participation comparatively and cross-nationally. In addition, she is engaged in projects examining democratic attitudes in Poland and attitudes related to welfare state institutions across nations.  Dr. Marquart-Pyatt’s work has been published in such journals as Environment; Society and Natural Resources; Social Science Quarterly; Political Behavior; Rural Sociology; and International Journal of Sociology.

Research Interests: 
Environment; Migration; Comparative Social Change, Environment, Political, Quantitative Methods