kevin m anderson

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Gender MALE
Industry Environment
Occupation Geographer, Philosopher, Sewage Worker
Location Austin, Texas, United States
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Introduction Kevin M. Anderson is a geographer and philosopher who is the coordinator of the AWU - Center for Environmental Research. Kevin has studied at Allegheny College in Pennsylvania [BA], Durham University, England, Ohio University [MA] where he taught philosophy and symbolic logic for several years. He received his Ph.D. in Geography from the University of Texas at Austin with a dissertation entitled: Marginal Nature: Urban Wastelands and the Geography of Nature. His environmental career began on a Pennsylvania farm raising chickens, pigs, and purebred Black Angus cattle, and it has since ranged from running an organic farm in Potomac, Maryland to starting a river conservation foundation in Northeastern Hungary as a Peace Corps Volunteer. He is a co-founder and president of the Texas Riparian Association.
Interests soil ecology, sewage, wasteland, birds, birding, sustainable agriculture, urban ecology, urban sustainability, environmental history, riparian ecology, restoration ecology, environmental philosophy, history of philosophy, literature, nature writing, nature/culture, Hungary, Central Europe, Texas rivers, Austin, weeds