Zack King

Graduate Student


Climate change, power, politics, ecology, social movements, futures



B.A. University of California Santa Barbara



I’m a Ph.D. candidate in sociology (with an Interdepartmental Ph.D. Emphasis in Environment and Society) at the University of California in Santa Barbara, currently open to faculty positions in sociology and environmental science departments.  My research and teaching center on the social construction of imagined and material futures, demonstrated through the focused subjects of social movements, social ecology, climate change, and development studies.


Instructor of Record for Sociology 134: Social Movements in 2020, 2019, 2018 and 2017.  Instructor of Record for Theories of Global Development in 2019, and Sociology of Globalization in 2018.