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Our Place in the World: The Histories of Maps

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Jul 14, 2020 02:37 PM

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James Salzman
Donald Bren Distinguished Professor of Environmental Law @Yale University
Jim Salzman, Yale College Class of 1985, is the Donald Bren Distinguished Professor of Environmental Law with joint appointments at the UCLA School of Law and at the School of the Environment at UC Santa Barbara. An international expert on drinking water, he frequently appears as a media commentator and has lectured on every continent. He has taught at Yale, Stanford, Duke and Harvard as well as at universities in Australia, China, Israel, Italy, Portugal, and Sweden. In 12 books and over 100 articles and book chapters, his broad-ranging scholarship has addressed topics ranging from water to wildlife, from climate change to creating markets for ecosystems. There have been over 100,000 downloads of his articles. His book, Drinking Water: A History, is in its second edition and has been featured in Scientific American, the New York Times, the Washington Post and NPR's Weekend Edition.