Director, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Paul Robbins is director of the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Prior to this, he served as director of the University of Arizona's School of Geography and Development. His research interests include conservation politics and the flourishing of biodiversity in human-made and human-influenced landscapes. He is the author of Political Ecology: A Critical Introduction, a best-selling text, and Lawn People: How Grasses, Weeds, and Chemicals Make Us Who We Are.