Sarah Robinson-Bertoni completed her B.A. in American Studies and minor in Conservation and Resource Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, in 1999. After graduation, her work in religious, arts, and environmental non-profit organizations included managing the first summer youth jobs program for California Youth Energy Services in 2001. She received the M.A. History degree from the Graduate Theological Union in 2005. At Claremont Graduate University, she earned the Ph.D. Religion degree in 2015 (dissertation: Refreshing Religions with Edible Ethics: Local Agriculture and Sustainable Food in Muslim, Christian, and Buddhist Projects in the U.S.). For Santa Clara University, she teaches “Comparative Religion and Environmentalism,” “Buddhism in America,” and “Climate Change, Religion, and Our Common Home.”
Professor Robinson-Bertoni’s research interests include religion and ecology, religion and food, comparative religious ethics, historical and qualitative research methods, women’s studies in religion, and holistic ecofeminism in the study of Buddhist, Christian, and Muslim communities.