Nellie Cohen

Nellie Cohen, Lecturer in Environmental Studies
Lecturer in Environmental Studies

Office Location

Bren Hall 4006 (Fall)


Quantitative and Qualitative Research, Data Analysis, Report Writing and Creative Strategy

Coordinator and Analyst at Patagonia


  • M.S., Biological Oceanography, University of California, San Diego
  • B.A., Environmental Systems, Public Policy and Environmental Chemistry, University of California, San Diego


Nellie Cohen focuses on product environmental responsibility at Patagonia, including quantifying and analyzing the impacts of the Company’s products throughout their lifecycle. In her work, she oversees Patagonia’s Worn Wear program. The purpose of Worn Wear is to reduce environmental impacts by encouraging people to change their relationship to stuff through repair and reuse of what they already own, and by celebrating product quality and durability.


ES 118: Industrial Ecology