Sandy Marquart-Pyatt

Sandy  Marquart-Pyatt
  • Professor
  • Geography, Environment, and Spatial Sciences
  • Department of Political Science
  • Geography Building
  • 673 Auditorium Road
  • East Lansing, MI 48824
  • 517-353-0745


Sandy Marquart-Pyatt is a Professor in the Department of Geography, Environment, and Spatial Sciences at Michigan State University, jointly appointed in the Department of Political Science. She earned her PhD at Ohio State University and joined MSU in 2009. She studies nature-society connections, public opinion and behavior, and methodology. Her current work investigates climate change, environmental attitudes and behavior, environmental policy and decision-making, and the spatial distribution of environmental concerns and environmental challenges. Dr. Marquart-Pyatt is lead investigator of a multi-state, panel survey of agricultural producers in the Upper Midwest of the US. She has methodological interests in structural equation modeling, multilevel/hierarchical modeling, panel models, and survey methodology.


Methodology, nature-society relations, public opinion and behavior, comparative social change