Renee Lertzman is dedicated to providing high quality training to those working on the front lines of environmental change, as well as to scholars and researchers developing innovative approaches. Using her research as a jumping off point, she helps bridge the gap between academia and practice. For more than 20 years she has worked with organizations, professionals, and practitioners from government, business, philanthropic, and non-governmental sectors to design research tools, engagement practices, and strategies suited for the uniquely challenging nature of environmental work.
Lertzman’s first book, Environmental Melancholia: Psychoanalytic Dimensions of Engagement, was published by Routledge in 2015. Her work has been featured in The Guardian, The New York Times, and Time magazine.