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TRI's Science and Conservation Fellow Program
Northern Arizona University
is the McAllister Endowed Chair in Community, Culture, and Environment at Northern Arizona University
work engages the messy interface between cultural and natural systems using an interdisciplinary approach.
recent teaching has been in the areas of ecological restoration and also the past, present and future of the greater Grand Canyon bioregion.
Max is a board member of Arizona Humanities Council, the Museum of Northern Arizona (where he served as Acting Director for six months), the Grand Canyon Wildlands Council, the Arizona Wilderness Coalition, and Environmental Ethics, Inc.
and spouse Mary increasingly split time between Flagstaff, Arizona, and New Mexico.
ISBN 978-0-9748668-5-7; 6 x 9 trade ...
ISBN 978-0-9748668-5-7; 6 x 9 trade paperback; 457 pages; foreword by Max Oelschlaeger; endnotes; list of sources; index.
From the Foreword by Professor Max Oelschlaeger, Northern Arizona University
Max Oelschlaeger, F. B. ...
Max Oelschlaeger, F. B. McAllister Chair of Community, Culture & Environment, Northern Arizona University:
Professor of Humanities
Northern Arizona University
The Idea of Wilderness advances a reading of Thoreau, as a thinker who begins from an Emersonian-transcendentalism, becomes a proto-evolutionary thinker- and then an American scholar posthumously.
ironically realizes Emerson's dream for his
Emerson's eulogy reveals his
disappointment with Thoreau, asserting, "He
had no greater aspiration than to be captain of a huckleberry party."
Max Oelschlaeger is a Professor of Humanities at Northern Arizona University.
is the author of The Idea of Wilderness: From Prehistory to the Age of Ecology (Yale, 1991), Caring for Creation: An Ecumenical Approach to the Environmental Crisis (Yale, 1994), and Texas Land Ethics (Texas, 1997), co-authored with Pete Gunter.
Address comments or questions to Professor Oelschlaeger
"Comments and Questions."
Museum of Northern Arizona: Trustees Minutes 1 NOV 2003
Active Board Members Present: Susie Garretson, Chair; Ann Poulos, Vice Chair; Linn Montgomery, Treasurer; Robert Breunig, Director; Max Oelschlaeger, Acting Director; Bill Beaver; Jon Bonnell; Susan Golightly; Deb Hill; Louis Jacobs; Carl Phagan; Peter Pilles; Wayne Ranney; Katrina Rogers; Joan Scott; Carolyn Shoemaker; and Larry Stevens
Max Oelschlaeger expressed relief and thanks that Robert Breunig was on board as director, after having spent much time at MNA while tasks from his "real job" at NAU piled up.
Max explained the progress made by the staff serving on a heritage program committee . The committee was established primarily to consider the 2004 venue and dates of marketplaces so that the marketing staff could begin announcing the programs.
Max will continue to work about 20 hours per week until Robert is on board full time.
suggested that the museum members be given an open disclosure of the audit, so that they understand the issues at hand as well as understand the investments and endowments.
reminded attendees that the museum needs to raise $20 million, and that it is important for the board to work in tandem.
would like to see this endowment addressed by the Anthropology Committee
in the near future.
had serious reservations about the viability of the publications, Robert felt that to cease printing them would send the wrong message to the public and membership.