Spencer Robins

PhD Student

English


Bio

Spencer studies the history and the future of our relationship with the natural world. Much of his professional work has involved using storytelling on behalf of education and advocacy. He has worked with the Friends of the Angeles Forest to develop new media and storytelling techniques to advance their work in the San Gabriel Mountains, with the Jet Propulsion Lab to write a musical comedy show about comets, and with Story Pirates to create workshops and videos that inspire children to love to write. His writing has appeared in the Paris Review, the Los Angeles Review of Books, and at kcet.org

Projects

The Green Bundle

The Green Bundle: Pairing the Market with the Planet

The market for green products has expanded rapidly over the last decade, but most consumers need something more than eco-benefits to motivate their purchases. Magali A. Delmas and David Colgan argue that many green products now offer the total package—a “green bundle” that checks the environmental box, but also offers improved performance, health benefits, savings,...

Publications