Historian of Environmental Ideas
“Changing Expertise in Planning for Global Change and the Future of the Planet”
Libby Robin is a historian of environmental ideas and Professor at the Fenner School of Environment and Society, Australian National University, Canberra. She is a research affiliate at the National Museum of Australia and the KTH Environmental Humanities Laboratory, Stockholm. Libby Robin was elected a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Humanities in 2013. Recent books include The Future of Nature: Documents of Global Change (Yale UP 2013) with Sverker Sörlin and Paul Warde, and forthcoming in mid-2016, Curating the Future: Museums, Communities and Climate Change with Jennifer Newell and Kirsten Wehner, Routledge Environmental Humanities.
Sponsored by the WFU Humanities Institute with funding made possible in part by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, and co-sponsored by the WFU Office of Sustainability and the WFU Center for Energy, Environment & Sustainability.