moana mcclellan

Moana McClellan

UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability

Dr. Moana McClellan is the Director of STEAM Diversity and Pedagogy at the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability at UCLA. She focuses on the theory, science, and practice of engaging learners. A core aim of her work is to improve access and equity to science education; she leads educational teams in high school outreach projects within BIPOC communities and includes social and environmental justice themes across all of the courses that she teaches at UCLA. She teaches an upper division course, Environmental Justice through Multiple Lenses, leads a team to teach the year-long freshman course, Food: A Lens for Environment and Sustainability, and is a faculty advisor in the Senior Practicum program. 


women in the blue economy

Women in the blue economy

Two important issues have risen at the forefront of ocean conservation: the concept of the blue economy and the role of women in international maritime industries. The blue economy encapsulates…

taking on health equity in inglewood

Taking on health equity in Inglewood

Team: Kayla Asemanfar, Carlos Enriquez, Susannah Kiteck, Laura Martinez Villatoro, Brenda Sanchez Morra, Bryant Villegas Advisor: Moana McClellan Client: Social Justice Learning Institute

epa urban waters civic action project 2017

EPA Urban Waters Civic Action Project 2017

We will address water quality threats from urban runoff pollution in under-served communities in Los Angeles through the engagement of high school students in watershed observations, data collection, and civic action.