Member Spotlights

PearlAnn Reichwein

University of Alberta

Reichwein is an associate professor at University of Alberta and is active with the Canadian Mountain Studies Initiative at U of A and earlier worked in the Canadian Rockies.  Her new book, Climber’s Paradise: Making Canada’s Mountain Parks, 1906–1974, won a prestigious Clio Prize, as well as the INDIEFAB Book of the Year Honourable Mention for Ecology and Environment for non-fiction.

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Julianne Lutz Warren

Fellow, The Center for Humans and Nature

Julianne Lutz Warren has a Ph.D. in conservation ecology and wildlife biology from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and currently serves as a Fellow with the Center for Humans and Nature. She is author of Aldo Leopold’s Odyssey (2006).

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Juan Carlos Galeano

Florida State University

Juan Carlos Galeano was born in the Amazon region of Colombia. He is the author of Baraja Inicial (poetry, 1986), Pollen and Rifles (1997) a book on the poetry of violence, and Amazonia (poetry, 2003), Sobre las cosas (poetry, 2010), Amazonia y otros poemas (poetry, 2011), and Historias del viento (poetry, 2013).

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Ursula K. Heise


Ursula K. Heise is a Professor of English at UCLA and a faculty member of UCLA’s Institute of the Environment and Sustainability (IoES).

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Janet Fiskio

Oberlin College & Conservatory

“It’s difficult to define the field of environmental studies, but I would say that it is an interdisciplinary and emerging field that is concerned with creating a sustainable and just future.”