J. M. Bacon (Jules) is a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Sociology Department. Their research explores the relationship between culture, identity, and eco-social practice with special attention to activism, emotions, and decolonization.
Some of their current projects include an ongoing consideration of settler solidarity with Indigenous-led environmental activism, an analysis of the experiences of LBGTQ+ environmental activists, and place attachment among Celtic cultural practitioners.
Jules earned their Ph.D. in Environmental Studies, Science, and Policy as well as an M.S. in Sociology from the University of Oregon and an M.A. in Literature and Culture from Oregon State University.