Former Dean and Core Faculty, Programs of Liberal and Professional Studies, Antioch University Seattle. His teaching, research and field work focus on themes of sustainable community development.

(See my biography page for more information).


Publications:
Sustainability in Exile: Envisioning Permanent Culture in Tibetan Refugee Settlements

This paper documents the intentions and outcomes of a collaborative permaculture design training within Tibetan refugee settlements and examines its relevance to sustainable community development initiatives with at-risk populations.

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From Rhizome to Renaissance: Engaging Integral Bamboo Systems for Sustainable Development

This paper will discuss efforts undertaken in China and elswhere to advance sustainable bamboo industry activities and introduce a framework for assessing whole-system bamboo "best practices."

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Repointing the Ivory Tower: Designing for Relevancy, Efficacy, Humility in view of the Great Turning

This paper will introduce and discuss ecological design strategies for use in service of effective integration of classroom, campus and community contexts for sustainability.

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Whither Our Embrace of Bamboo: Observations from Forest, Farm and Factory

Seeking innovations, the author offers first-hand observations and perspectives derived from teaching, research and field work in China during 2006/07 for advancing bamboo resource systems towards sustainability.

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There’s Something in the Air: Amateur Radio and its Contributions to International Sustainable Community Development

Known for community service, emergency preparedness, education, and technical innovation, amateur radio is also being identified as an important, accessible resource for sustainable community development.

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New Roots for Sustainable Development: Bamboo Resources and Triple Bottom Line Performance in Alabama's Black Belt Region

This paper will introduce a new initiative among public, private, and academic leaders to create a multisector bamboo industry for sustainable community and economic development within Alabama’s black belt region.

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