William Lowry

William Lowry is professor of political science at Washington University in St. Louis and author of the 2009 book Repairing Paradise: The Restoration of Nature in America’s National Parks.

Posts by William Lowry

Heroes of the Planet

Protecting the Planet will work well for students and others working in the area of environmental policy who want a quick summary, but the reader should not expect to find nuanced theoretical argument or in-depth analysis on issues other than the climate in these pages.

Finding Faults

The Earth moves in mysterious ways, and even once altered the flow of the Mississippi River. Conevery Bolton Valencius’ new book on Missouri’s New Madrid fault shows how those tremors spread through culture and history. Read it, and be prepared when “The Big One” next hits.”