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David Orr

  • Paul Sears Distinguished Professor of Environmental Studies and Politics, Oberlin College
  • James March Professor-At-Large, University of Vermont

David Orr is the recipient of a Bioneers Award, a National Conservation Achievement Award by the National Wildlife Federation, and a Lyndhurst Prize by the Lyndhurst Foundation He was named "an Environmental Hero for 2004" by Interiors & Sources Magazine. He holds three honorary doctorates and has been a distinguished scholar in residence at the University of Washington, Ball State University, and Westminster College.

He is also the contributing editor of Conservation Biology and has served as a Trustee of the Educational Foundation of America, the Compton Foundation, and the Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation. He serves on the Boards of the Rocky Mountain Institute, the Aldo Leopold Foundation, the Center for Ecoliteracy, and the Center for Respect of Life and Environment. He is also an advisor and consultant to the Trust for Public Land and the National Parks Advisory Committee. He has lectured at hundreds of colleges and universities in the US and elsewhere.

Monday, January 14, 2008