Monique Ouimette is a sociologist with specializations in environmental sociology and the sociology of consumption. Her research examines intersections of consumer culture and environmental health. She is particularly interested in how people understand and manage chemical threats in the context of everyday life. Her projects, including an investigation of fragrance restrictions in the workplace and an inquiry into household cleaning practices, highlight practical implications for environmental health and pollution. In addition to her academic work, Monique has significant applied research and evaluation experience in K-12 and post-secondary education. She has taught sociology courses at Boston College and Bentley University. As a lecturer, she works to create an interactive and experiential learning environment where students apply sociological concepts to contemporary contexts. In Fall 2021, she is teaching Consumption, Health, and the Environment.