Forbes, Rachel A.

Rachel Forbes hiking.

Rachel A. Forbes, Adjunct Professor of Sustainability Studies


  • Master of Social Work, Concentration in International and Community Development, Monmouth University
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Loyola University Maryland
  • Bachelor of Arts in Spanish, Loyola University Maryland

Sustainability Studies Courses

  • SUS 300, Foundations of Sustainability
  • SUS 331, Cultural and Place-Based Equity
  • SUS 420, Writing for Sustainability
  • SUS 489, Sustainability Capstone

Research Interests

  • Participatory action research methodology
  • Ecopsychology for sustainability
  • Central American development
  • Community gardening programming

Rachel Forbes is an adjunct professor of Sustainability Studies at CMC in Summit County and for the CMC Online Campus. She is also the Director of the Western Colorado Masters of Social Work (MSW) Program and Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Denver Graduate School of Social Work. Rachel’s hobbies and interests include playing the piano, skiing, and riding her bike.

Contact Information:

Location: Breckenridge
Phone: 970-453-6757