Perkins, John H. 1942–

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Perkins, John H. 1942–

PERSONAL: Born July 15, 1942, in Phoenix, AZ; son of Henry H. and Bessie Eulalia (Speir) Perkins; married September 15, 1968; wife's name Barbara B.; children: Ivan B. Education: Amherst College, A.B., 1964; Harvard University, Ph.D., 1969. Hobbies and other interests: Hiking, eating, travel.

ADDRESSES: Office—Lab I, Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA 98505; fax: 360-867-5430. E-mail[email protected]

CAREER: National Research Council, Washington, DC, principal staff officer, 1971–74; Miami University, Oxford, OH, began as assistant professor, became associate professor, 1974–80; Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA, faculty member, 1980–, senior academic dean, 1980–86, director of graduate program in environmental studies, 1999–2005.

WRITINGS:

Insects, Experts, and the Insecticide Crisis, Plenum (New York, NY), 1982.

Geopolitics and the Green Revolution, Oxford University Press (Oxford, England), 1997.

Editor in chief, Environmental Practice, 1999–.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Environmental Change: From Movement to Industry (tentative title), completion expected in 2009.