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Eric Krieg

Chair and Professor of Sociology, Buffalo State College

Eric Krieg, Ph.D., (Northeastern, 1995) is a Professor of sociology at SUNY Buffalo State whose research focuses on environmental issues.  The author of numerous publications in the field and a statistics textbook, he has conducted extensive analyses of the relationship between social inequality and exposure to environmental hazards in New York, Massachusetts, Vermont, and the city of Buffalo.  In addition to his work in the area of environmental justice, he also studies the environmental aspects of food production with a focus on the dairy industry.  He currently serves as an at-large member of the Erie County Environmental Management Council.