Human Ecology

May 20, 2013 admin

Human Ecology integrates themes of people, place, and power. "People" focuses attention on human development and individual relationships with others through family, institutions, and community. "Place" weaves together social processes and geographical space. "Power," defined as the capacity to shape processes and outcomes related to people and place, is an important focus for understanding contemporary issues such as health, equality, and sustainability, and how they might be addressed.

Three areas with the Department of Human Ecology include:

  • Human Development and Family Studies
  • Landscape Architecture and Environmental Design
  • Community and Regional Development

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Contact information

Human Ecology
University of California, Davis
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616

Advising services:

Human Development and Family Studies
Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems
Community Development
1303 Hart Hall
(530) 752-1805
(530) 752-5660 fax

Landscape Architecture
135 Hunt Hall
(530) 754-8628
(530) 752-3677 fax