Political science professor John Freemuth will speak on Thursday, Oct. 17, as part of the Boise 150 Sesqui-Speaks series. He will address “Science, Democracy and Boise’s Environmental Future” at 5:30 p.m. at the Foothills Learning Center at 3188 Sunset Peak Road in Boise. The event is free and open to the public.
Freemuth’s research and teaching emphasis is on environmental, natural resource, and public land policy and administration. He is the author of an award-winning book, as well as numerous articles on various aspects of environmental policy. He also co-edited a book now under revision from University of Colorado Press, titled “Environmental Politics and Policy in the West,” with Zachary Smith.
He has authored 10 Andrus Center white papers on public land policy, which were based on Center conferences, and was chair of the former science advisory board for the Bureau of Land Management. He also has taught high school and served as a seasonal park ranger. He has a bachelor’s degree from Pomona College, and a Ph.D from Colorado State University. He was named the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching/CAES Professor of the Year for Idaho for 2001.
Sesqui-Speaks is part of the Boise 150 program led by the Boise City Department of Arts & History. Learn more at www.boise150.org/projects/city/sesqui-speaks.
Cited: Read about Dr. Freemuth’s Boise 150 talk in Update Your source for campus news, 10/2