New PitE Director Announced

Aug 08, 2013 Bookmark and Share

Professor Paul Webb, who served as the Program in the Environment's (PitE) associate director and most recently, director, has completed his three year term as director of PitE. He will be retiring from the University. Professor Jeremy Semrau has also completed his three year term as Associate Director of PitE.

We are pleased to announce that Professor Gregg Crane of the LSA Department of English Language and Literature has agreed to serve as the PitE director for a three-year term through June 30, 2016. Professor Crane has been teaching ENVIRON 377, History and Literature of the Rockies at Camp Davis since 2007.  He is a specialist in American literary and intellectual history, and his current research focuses on the importance of intuition to a collection of literary, philosophical, legal, and environmental writers. In a previous life, Professor Crane practiced law in San Francisco and Seattle. His litigation experience included work on several major environmental cases in California and the State of Washington. Please join in welcoming Professor Gregg Crane to the PitE community.

This announcement comes jointly from Dean Terrence J. McDonald, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts (LSA) and Dean Marie Lynn Miranda, School of Natural Resources and Environment (SNRE).