Dr. Brian Conz


  • B.A. University of Massachusetts (1999)

  • M.S. University of Massachusetts (2004)

  • Ph.D. University of Massachusetts (2008)


  • GPS 0106: Environment, Sustainability, and Society

  • GPS 0222: Site Planning and Green Building Studies

  • GPS 0250: Political Ecology

Research and Scholarship.

  • Political Ecology and Just Sustainability

  • Conservation and the Maya of Guatemala

  • Black Ecologies of the Caribbean

  • Agroecology, Permaculture, and Regenerative Design

  • Green Building

Recent Publications / Presentations.

  • Conz, B. 2018. ‘Permaculture Demonstration Sites in Central America: Contributions to Agroecology and Implications for Educators.’ Revista Geografica de America Central, Number 61E(3), July-December 2018, pp. 111-124.

  • LeDoux, Timothy F. and Brian W. Conz. 2017. ‘Hunger for Justice: Building Equitable and Sustainable Communities in Massachusetts. In Global Urban Agriculture: Convergence of Theory Between North and South. Boston, MA: CABI. 

  • Conz, Brian, W. 2014. ‘Conservation and Maya Autonomy: The Case of Totonicapán’. In Indigenous Peoples and Protected Areas: New Perspectives on Conservation and Rights. Stan Stevens, editor. Tucson, AZ: The University of Arizona Press.

Please contact me anytime to learn more about our department, our degree programs, and our course offerings.