Summer Gray

Assistant Professor
Environmental Studies

Office Location

Bren Hall 4027


Environment and Society, Infrastructure and Adaptation, Climate Justice Studies


  • Ph.D., Sociology, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • M.A., Sociology, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • B.A., Science, Technology, and Society, Pomona CollegeĀ 


Summer Gray is an Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies at UC Santa Barbara, where she teaches courses on infrastructure, adaptation, and the environment. She is also a founding member of the Climate Justice Project at UC Santa Barbara and a DIY filmmaker. Prior to joining the Environmental Studies Program in 2017, she was a UC Presidentā€™s Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Anthropology at UC Santa Cruz.