Daniel J. Philippon

  Daniel J. Philippon is associate professor of English at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, where he teaches courses in environmental literature, history, and ethics. He is the author of Conserving Words: How American Nature Writers Shaped the Environmental Movement (University of Georgia Press, 2004), the editor of The Friendship of Nature: A New England Chronicle of Birds and Flowers, by Mabel Osgood Wright (Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999), and the co-editor of Coming into Contact: Explorations in Ecocritical Theory and Practice (University of Georgia Press, 2007) and The Height of Our Mountains: Nature Writing from Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains and Shenandoah Valley (Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998).

The Ecotone Interview with Michael Pollan

Michael Pollan is the author, most recently, of In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto (Penguin, 2008). His previous book The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals (Penguin, 2006), was named one of the ten best books of…