Ph.D. Student


  • Role:

    Graduate Student
  • Position:

    • Ph.D. Student
    • Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant
  • Concentration:

    • Qualitative Research Methods
    • Environmental Sociology
    • Community Based Research
  • Department:

    • Sociology
  • Education:

    • Ph.D student


India Luxton is currently a graduate student in the Department of Sociology at Colorado State University. India graduated from Western New England University in 2015 with her bachelor's degree in Sociology. She received her Master's degree from Colorado State University in 2017. Broadly, India is interested in community based research with an emphasis on social change, the environment, and industrialized animal agriculture. Her Master's thesis focused on community perceptions of justice in the context of public health outcomes of a nuclear production facility.


India currently serves as the Project Coordinator for the "Enriched Environments for the Healthy, Aging Brain" funded through the Catalyst for Innovative Partnerships. She is also a Research Fellow at the Institute for the Built Environment.