Professor Emeritus, Colorado State University
Bill Chaloupka, an expert on the use of resentment to power the anti-environmentalist backlash, is a professor emeritus of political science at Colorado State University, where he worked from 2002, serving as chair of the department from 2002-2007, until his retirement in 2010. Prior to that, he taught environmental studies and political science at the University of Montana in Missoula since the early 1980s, and previously taught at Ball State University and the University of New Mexico. He teaches political theory, environmental thought, and American politics. His books include Everybody Knows: Cynicism in America (1999), Knowing Nukes: Politics and Culture of the Atom (1992) and, co-edited with Jane Bennett, In the Nature of Things: Language, Politics, and the Environment (1993), all published by the University of Minnesota Press. Chaloupka was co-editor of the journal Theory & Event from 1999-2005.
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Bill Chaloupka News & Publications
"Thinking like a Mountain: Mount Rushmore’s Gaze," in Observation Points: The Visual Poetics of National Parks (2012)
Everybody Knows (2001)
Editor, In the Nature of Things (1993)
Knowing Nukes (1992)
Review of Bill's work by Breakthrough President Michael Shellenberger, "How Scientism Enervated Environmentalism"
Interview with Bill, "Surprise, Transgression, and Dancing"