Earth and Environmental Sciences
Keith Miyake is a doctoral candidate in the Earth and Environmental Sciences Program. He received his Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, CA, where he also minored in Asian American Studies. His work crosses the fields of political economic geography, environmental justice and environmental governance, critical race and ethnic studies, American studies, and Asian American studies. Keith’s dissertation looks at the institutionalization of environmental and racial knowledges within the modern capitalist state through public policy and law. Prior to becoming a Digital Fellow, Keith worked as a graduate assistant for the Mellon Committees on Globalization and Social Change, Interdisciplinary Science Studies, and Religion, as well as the Center for Place, Culture and Politics. He has taught courses in Geography and Asian American Studies at Lehman College and Hunter College, respectively.