- Program Manager, Project Cities, Global Institute of Sustainability and Innovation
Steve Russell is the program manager of Project Cities, an initiative of the Sustainable Cities Network at Arizona State University. In this capacity, Russell coordinates student-led projects designed to help municipal governments to advance their sustainability goals by leveraging resources at the university. Russell holds a master’s degree in Public Administration and bachelor’s degrees in Sociology and Interdisciplinary Studies, also from ASU. His most recent professional roles include directing the local food program at the nation’s largest coalition of local businesses, Local First Arizona, and launching a carbon management and urban forestry pilot program for ASU. Russell is a current member of the City of Tempe’s Sustainability Commission, and has held numerous past public service roles, including: a term of service with AmeriCorps, a seat on the Arizona Department of Education’s Farm to School Advisory Committee, and founding membership in the Maricopa County Healthy Local Food Systems Coalition. Russell is an Arizona native and Sun Devil, who clearly bleeds maroon and gold.
Cloutier, S., E. Berejnoi, S. Russell, B. Morrison and A. Ross. 2018. Toward a holistic sustainable and happy neighborhood development assessment tool: A critical review of relevant literature. Ecological Indicators 89(Jun):139-149. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2018.01.055. (link )
Musikanski, L., S. Cloutier, E. Bejarano, D. Briggs, J. Colbert, G. Strasser and S. Russell. 2017. Happiness Index methodology. Journal of Social Change 9(1):4-31. DOI: 10.5590/JOSC.2017.09.1.02. (link )
Musikanski, L., S. Cloutier, E. Berejnoi, D. Briggs, J. Colbert, G. Strasser and S. Russell. 2017. Happiness Index methodology. Journal of Social Change 9(1):4-31. DOI: 10.5590/JOSC.2017.09.1.02. (link )
Reichman, A. and S. Russell. 2020. ASU Project Cities. Poster presented at the Twenty-second Annual CAP LTER All Scientists Meeting and Poster Symposium, January 17, 2020, Skysong, Scottsdale, AZ. (link )
Reichman, A., S. Russell and L. Fields-Austin. 2019. ASU Project Cities. Poster presented at the 21st Annual CAP LTER All Scientists Meeting and Poster Symposium, January 11, 2019, Skysong, Scottsdale, AZ. (link )