Dr. Cohen serves as faculty for Environmental Community of Students (ECOS) and teaches the FYW 1278: Sustainability and Society seminar. Dr. Cohen's interests lie in envisioning sustainable futures and solving complex sustainability problems that society faces today. Dr. Cohen's expertise includes urban sustainability, sustainability governance, public participation in urban development projects, and transformational sustainability learning.
Dr. Cohen is dedicated to student-centered learning and in class, he engages students through activities that foster discovery and facilitate students developing their own understanding and growth. Through labs he engages his students through project-based learning to empower them to transition from passive learners and to become engaged problem solvers.