Eli Wheat

Lecturer

Eli Wheat

Lecturer

Courses

  • ENVIR 100: Introduction to Environmental Studies
  • ENVIR 240: The Urban Farm
  • ENVIR 300: Analysis of Environmental Cases
  • ENVIR 439: Attaining a Sustainable Society
  • ENVIR 440: Environmental Pedagogy
  • ENVIR 495 B: Farm Lunch Seminar

Education

  • B.S. Biology, Union College, 1998
  • M.A. Education, New York University, 2001
  • Ph.D. Biology, University of Washington, 2010

Eli Wheat is faculty in the Program on the Environment at the University of Washington. Eli has a Ph.D. from UW, an M.A. Education from New York University, and B.S. in biology from Union College. He’s won numerous awards for his teaching and sustainability work including the 2010 Excellence in Teaching Award, 2018 Husky Green Award, and the College of the Environment’s Outstanding Teaching Faculty award. In addition to teaching sustainability and agriculture courses at UW, he owns and operates SkyRoot farm, a 20-acre, certified organic, integrated animal and vegetable farm on South Whidbey Island. In his spare time, Eli enjoys playing guitar, reading, and hanging out with his family.