HOW I WRITE
Professor Terry Root
Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment and Professor of Biological Sciences
Tuesday, February 5, 2008
The Hume Writing Center,
Basement of Margaret Jacks Hall (460-020)
Terry L. Root, a Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment and Professor, by courtesy, of Biological Sciences, primarily works on large-scale ecological questions with a focus on impacts of global warming. She actively works at making scientific information accessible to decision makers and the public (e.g., being a Lead Author for IPCC Third and Fourth Assessment Reports). She is the author of numerous scientific articles for such journals Science, Climatic Change, Biodiversity and Conservation, and Nature. She has written numerous chapters in books, as well as being the author of Atlas of Wintering North American Birds: An Analysis of Christmas Bird Count Data and co-author of Wildlife Responses to Climate Change: North American Case Studies. In 1999 she was chosen as an Aldo Leopold Leadership Fellow, in 1992 as a Pew Scholar in Conservation and the Environment, and in 1990 as a Presidential Young Investigator Award from the National Science Foundation.
Join Hilton Obenzinger, Associate Director of the Hume Writing Center, Honors and Advanced Writing, in a conversation on the techniques, quirks, and joys of advanced writers producing work in all fields and genres.
Sponsored by the Hume Writing Center, Undergraduate Advising and Research, and Stanford Continuing Studies
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