Adjunct Professor Brad Drda

Brad Drda

Adjunct Professor

Part-Time Faculty


Brad Drda (Dar-da) received his BA in cultural anthropology from Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota. He taught English in Taiwan and vocational skills to developmentally disabled adults in Richmond, California before beginning a career in the solid waste industry as an environmental health and safety trainer.

He earned an MS in environmental management from USF in 1998 and currently serves as the regional environmental manager for Recology in San Francisco, with experience in environmental compliance, permitting, public facing hazardous waste programs, Zero Waste, and renewable power projects.


  • M.S. Environmental Management, University of San Francisco, 1998
  • B.S. Cultural Anthropology, Carleton College, Northfield MN 1980