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Aaron Redman

Aaron Redman

Instructor, School of Sustainability, College of Global Futures

School of Sustainability
Arizona State University
PO Box 875502
Tempe, AZ 85287-5502


  • Senior Global Futures Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory
  • Instructor, School of Sustainability, College of Global Futures


Aaron Redman is an instructor in the School of Sustainability at Arizona State University. He studies how individual attitudes, values and actions interact with policies and development interventions to modify the sustainability of the outcomes and the potential for long term success. He has lived and worked in both Mexico and El Salvador in both places he remains actively involved in sustainability research and action. Aaron previously completed his Master's at the School of Sustainability in 2010 with a thesis titled: Transitioning Towards Sustainable Cooking Systems: with a case study of improved cookstoves in rural El Salvador. More recently Aaron has started a blog focused on discussing solutions for achieving sustainability.

Teaching Assistant Experience

  • SOS 322 International Development (I also taught this as an instructor)

Spoken Languages:
Spanish (fluent verbal and written)


  • MS, Sustainability, Arizona State University, 2010
  • BA, Astronomy/Physics, Rice University, 2005
  • BA, Environmental Policy, Rice University, 2005
  • PhD, Sustainability, Arizona State University, 2020


External Links

Journal Articles


Redman, A. and A. Wiek. 2021. Competencies for advancing transformations towards sustainability. Frontiers in Education 6. DOI: 10.3389/feduc.2021.785163. (link )

Redman, A., A. Wiek and M. Barth. 2021. Current practice of assessing students’ sustainability competencies: a review of tools. Sustainability Science 6:117-135. DOI: 10.1007/s11625-020-00855-1. (link )


Brandt, J., L. Burgener, M. Barth and A. Redman. 2019. Becoming a competent teacher in education for sustainable development: Learning outcomes and processes in teacher education. International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education 20(4):630-653. DOI: 10.1108/IJSHE-10-2018-0183. (link )


Redman, E. N., A. Wiek and A. Redman. 2018. Continuing professional development in sustainability education for K-12 teachers: Principles, programme, applications, outlook. Journal of Education for Sustainable Development 12(1):59-80. DOI: 10.1177/2455133318777182. (link )


Redman, E. and A. Redman. 2014. Transforming sustainable food and waste behaviors by realigning domains of knowledge in our education system.. Journal of Cleaner Production 64(1):147-157. (link )

Peace Corps Volunteer, El Salvador, 2005-2007