Professor S. taught for 30 years in the environmental studies program at Sonoma State University in northern California. His courses included "Global Environmental Issues," "The World Food and Population Crisis," "Human Ecology" and "Environmental Ethics." He continues to give guest lectures on related topics, and served in 2005-2007 as Chair of the Standards Committee for the Global Footprint Network.
Dr. S. has a PhD in Anthropology with an emphasis on Human Ecology from the University of Hawaii. He served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in the Philippines from 1962-64 and has published a book describing his experiences there. He also conducted his PhD field research on the effects of the "Green Revolution" in rice farming communities in the southern Philippines.
Professor S. has twice been invited to China on officially-sponsored visits to discuss sustainable development in the face of the rapid social and economic changes that are occurring there. He has also traveled extensively in other parts of Asia and the Pacific.
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