Stan Kabala

  • Adjunct Professor, Center for Environmental Research and Education

Research Interests

Stanley Kabala recently completed 19 years of service with the Center for Environmental Research and Education at Duquesne University, where for the last six years he served as Associate Director and now serves as adjunct professor and Scholar in Residence: Community Resilience and Sustainability. He teaches and conducts research in the field of environmental management, U.S. and European Union environmental policy, sustainable business practices, pollution prevention, and international environmental affairs. He currently serves as Corporate and Foundation Relations for the West Virginia University Water Research Institute. In Fall 2018, he became faculty advisor to the Urban Water Resilience graduate student research working group at the Ford Institute for Human Security, Graduate School of Public & International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh. Kabala’s related work applies the Environmental Management Systems (EMS) approach to environmental concerns at the municipal level to address energy use and greenhouse gas emissions, stream and watershed quality, and pollution prevention in operations. Since 2013, he has served as faculty mentor and technical advisor on to the student-led NGO Pure Thirst in delivering low cost pure drinking water systems to villages in Honduras, Ghana, and Tanzania. Kabala also has over 30 years of experience in environmental affairs in central and eastern Europe and has expertise in European history and politics. He teaches as adjunct instructor in the Katz Graduate School of Business and Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA) of the University of Pittsburgh and has taught at the Sustainability MBA program of the Duquesne University School of Business.