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Rian Satterwhite

Director for Service Learning & Leadership
Office: SU 302F
Phone: 702-895-1352
Email: rian.satterwhite@unlv.edu

Biography

Pronouns
He/him/his
Places I Have Called Home
Oregon; Arizona; New South Wales, Australia; Georgia; and Nevada
Favorite Quote
"The trouble... is that we are terrifyingly ignorant. The most learned of us are ignorant... The acquisition of knowledge always involved the revelation of ignorance - almost is the revelation of ignorance. Our knowledge of the world instructs us first of all that the world is greater than our knowledge of it."
-Wendell Berry
What I Wanted to be When I Grew Up
A Lego set designer with a dash of astronaut thrown in for good measure
Hobbies/Interests
Reading, hiking and camping, writing, woodworking, and any occasion in which hammocks and/or camp fires can be incorporated
Favorite Theories, Models, or Research Interests
The ways in which our understanding of effective leadership is changing as we increasingly recognize our place within complex natural and social systems. Favorite theories/models: critical theory, systems thinking, deep ecology, deep systems leadership model, eco-leadership discourse, and critical service-learning