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Donnie Johnson Sackey

Non-Resident Fellow


Donnie Johnson Sackey is an assistant professor of rhetoric & writing at the University of Texas at Austin. Previously, he was a founding member and senior researcher with Detroit Integrated Vision for Environmental Research through Science and Engagement (D•VERSE) and affiliated senior research with Michigan State University’s Writing in Digital Environments (WIDE) center. Additionally, he served as an executive board member for the Michigan Environmental Justice Coalition, which works to achieve a clean, healthy, and safe environment for Michigan’s most vulnerable residents in alignment with the Principles of Environmental Justice. His research centers on the dynamics of environmental public policy deliberation, environmental justice, and environmental community-based participatory research.

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