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Collection: Richard B. Russell, Jr. Oral History Project

Interview with William Belser Spong, Jr., U.S. Senator (D-Virginia). Topics include environmental policy; U.S. Senate

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

Reid Walker Harris was elected to the Georgia House of Representatives in 1964 and served for six years. During this time he worked on achieving the independence of the legislature, and was the principal author of several laws concerning conservation…

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

James L. Paulk, known as Jimmy, was born March 26, 1949, in Fitzgerald, Georgia. He received a Bachelor's of Business Administration in Management from the University of Georgia in 1972. At the age of 26, Paulk defeated Senator Martin Young, then the…

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

Ron Fennel has served in various political positions over his 33-year career, including two terms as a member of the Georgia House of Representatives, representing his hometown of Brunswick (1988-1992). While a member of the Legislature, he…

Collection: Georgia Environmental Oral History Project

Daniel Parshely was a project manager for the Glynn Environmental Coalition. In this interview he discusses the Brunswick Wood Preserving Superfund Site. He describes the pollution of the site and outlines the cleanup and waste containment history.…

Collection: Georgia Environmental Oral History Project

In an addendum to an earlier interview, Thomason discusses the work of Virginia Gunn to prevent beach renourishment at St. Simons Island. She describes Gunns’ work as County Commissioner and as president of Save the Beaches.

Collection: Ecological Society of America Oral History Collection

Robert Paine was the president of the Ecological Society of America from 1979-1980. He became a professor at the University of Washington in 1962, and he remained there for his entire career. In this interview he discusses his education, career, and…

Collection: Ecological Society of America Oral History Collection

Gordon Orians was the president of the Ecological Society of America from 1995-1996. He was also a professor at the University of Washington. In this interview, he discusses his work with the Institute of Environmental Studies at the University of…

Collection: Ecological Society of America Oral History Collection

Orie Loucks was a member of the Ecological Society of America’s Applied Ecology and Certification Committees. He won the George Mercer Award in 1964 and was a professor at the University of Wisconsin and Miami University in Ohio. In this interview,…

Collection: Ecological Society of America Oral History Collection

Yaffa Grossman was a member of the Ecological Society of America and a professor of biology at Beloit College. In this interview she discusses working in the ESA’s public affairs office and talks about her involvement with the ESA’s report on the…

Collection: Ecological Society of America Oral History Collection

James Brown was the president of the Ecological Society of America from 1996-1997 and won the 2002 ESA Robert H. MacArthur Award. In this interview he recalls coining the term “macroecology,” discusses his ESA presidency, and shares his concerns…

Collection: Ecological Society of America Oral History Collection

George Woodwell is the founder of the Woods Hole Research Center and was the president of the Ecological Society of America from 1977-1978. In this interview he talks about studying the effects of DDT at the University of Maine and the Brookhaven…

Collection: Ecological Society of America Oral History Collection

Marjorie Holland was the Director of the Ecological Society of America’s Public Affairs Office for six years, and is currently a professor in the biology department at the University of Mississippi. In this interview, she discusses her work during…

Collection: Ecological Society of America Oral History Collection

Simon Levin was the president of the Ecological Society of America from 1990-1991 and a professor at Princeton University. He has also taught at Cornell University and the University of Maryland. In this interview he talks about the highlights of his…

Collection: Ecological Society of America Oral History Collection

Harold Mooney was the president of the Ecological Society of America from 1988-1989 and is a professor at Stanford University. In this interview, he discusses working with Dwight Billings, as well as his involvement with international science and…

Collection: Ecological Society of America Oral History Collection

Katherine McCarter has been the Executive Director of the Ecological Society of America (ESA) since 1997. In this interview, she explains how she became the Executive Director and what she has done during her time at ESA. McCarter describes the…

Collection: Ecological Society of America Oral History Collection

Jerry F. Franklin has a bachelor’s and master’s of science in forest management along with a PhD in botany, which he received from Washington State. Franklin has worked in many organizations, including the United State's International Biological…

Collection: Mississippi Agriculture Oral History Collection

Harry Fulton was born in Winston County, Mississippi. He grew up on his family’s farm, and he attended Mississippi State University where he earned both a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in entomology. Fulton worked as a district inspector…

Collection: Mississippi Agriculture Oral History Collection

Carlton Layne grew up in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. He received an education at Clarion State University, leading him to work for the U.S Department of Agriculture and eventually the Environmental Protection Agency. In this interview, Layne talks about…

Collection: Mississippi Agriculture Oral History Collection

Frank Mitchener was born in 1933 in Sumner, Mississippi. He attended Davidson College before serving in the army for two years. Mitchener was a farmer and agricultural leader in the Delta. He served as the president of the Delta Council and the…
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