Fields of Study: Political Theory, Environmental Politics and Policy, and Comparative Politics
About: Zoe Fryer is a third-year Ph.D. student in political theory with the subfields of comparative politics and environmental politics. Zoe graduated summa cum laude from Western State Colorado University with a degree in politics and government and environmental studies. Upon completion of her thesis that utilized the lens of Rousseau's Social Contact to evaluate hydraulic fracturing in the United States, Zoe received her Master's degree at Colorado State University in political theory and environmental politics. Zoe's theoretical research interests include modern, postcolonial, and postmodern theories. Her current research uses these theories to evaluate the political and environmental justice of Canadian First Nations and U.S. Native American tribes, and the proliferation of hydraulic fracturing.