Eric Rutkow

Trees and the American Canopy

Eric Rutkow is a writer, lawyer, and professor who teaches U.S. history at Yale University. His first book, American Canopy: Trees, Forests, and the Making of a Nation (Scribner, 2012), was named one of the top ten books of 2012 by Smithsonian magazine and received the Association of American Publisher’s PROSE award for U.S. history. He routinely speaks on trees and U.S. history before environmental, academic, and general interest groups, including appearances at Harvard, Yale, the National Arboretum, the Society of American Foresters annual convention, the New York Public Library, and NPR. His second book, The Longest Line on the Map: The United States and the Quest to Link the Americas, will be published by Scribner in 2018. He earned his BA and PhD from Yale and his JD from Harvard."

Eric will be in conversation with Nancy Pinchot, at Grey Towers on Sunday September 17th, 11am - 12.15pm

This event is free