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.


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.