Tobin, Richard J.
TOBIN, Richard J.
TOBIN, Richard J. American, b. 1946. Genres: Environmental sciences/ Ecology. Career: Pennsylvania State University, University Park, affiliated with the Center for the Study of Environmental Policy, 1973-75; State University of New York at Buffalo, professor of political science, 1975-93; Institute for International Research, director of environmental programs, 1992-. Lecturer at Beijing College of Economics, 1985, and at Cornell University, University of Hawaii at Manoa, University of Florida, Oberlin College, University of Malaya, Trent University, and Brock University. Organizer of international conferences on environmental issues. Publications: The Social Gamble: Determining Acceptable Levels of Air Quality, 1979; The Expendable Future: U.S. Politics and the Protection of Biological Diversity, 1990. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor to political science, urban studies, and environmental studies journals. Address: Institute for International Research, 1815 N. Fort Myers Dr., Arlington, VA 22209, U.S.A.