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Ph.D. Student, Chris Torres, in Action

Ph.D. student Christopher Torres has been awarded a fellowship with the University of Michigan’s Environmental Fellows Program for this summer (sponsored by the School for Environment and Sustainability). He will be working with the Pisces Foundation in San Francisco, contributing … (Read More) Ph.D. Student, Chris Torres, in Action

Dr. John Freemuth Quoted in the New York Times

John Freemuth was quoted in a New York Times feature on the most recent push to privatize public lands in the west, and the ensuing push back from environmentalists and hunters alike. The article is titled “Siege Has Ended, but Battle Over … (Read More) Dr. John Freemuth Quoted in the New York Times

John Freemuth Quoted by The New York Times

Professor John Freemuth was quoted in a New York Times story titled “Old Treaties and New Alliances Empower Native Americans” about the resistance to the 1,700 mile oil pipeline project in North Dakota. At the front line of the resistance are Native … (Read More) John Freemuth Quoted by The New York Times

Dr. Fowler’s Article on Environmental Attitudes

Dr. Luke Fowler’s article titled “Pro-Environment vs. Pro-‘Government Fixing the Environment’” was published in The Blue Review. In it he discusses environmental attitudes in the West and why public opinion may be misleading when it comes to actual environmental policy. … (Read More) Dr. Fowler’s Article on Environmental Attitudes

Dr. Luke Fowlers’s NPR Academic Minute – Nov. 6, 2016

Dr. Luke Fowler, assistant professor in the Department of Public Policy, was on NPR’s Academic Minute today discussing different U.S. regions’ attitudes toward environmental issues. Listen or read about his segment on Environmentalism and Politics here. Originating Sources: The Academic Minute 11/6/16 (Read More) Dr. Luke Fowlers’s NPR Academic Minute – Nov. 6, 2016