Erik Assadourian

Worldwatch Institute

Erik Assadourian is a Senior Fellow with the Worldwatch Institute. During his 17 years with Worldwatch, Erik directed two editions of Vital Signs and five editions of State of the World, including the 2017 edition: EarthEd: Rethinking Education on a Changing Planet, the 2013 edition: Is Sustainability Still Possible? and the 2010 edition: Transforming Cultures: From Consumerism to Sustainability.

Erik also designed Catan: Oil Springs, an eco-educational scenario for the popular board game The Settlers of Catan. And he created Yardfarmers, a reality TV show that would follow six Millennial Americans as they exit the consumer economy to live with their parents and become sufficiency farmers. Erik is also an adjunct professor at Goucher College in their Environmental Studies Master’s program.