On The Fate of the Earth | The Jonathan Shell Memorial Lecture Series
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2017 Lecturer

Elizabeth Kolbert



Presented by The Nation Institute & The Gould Family Foundation in collaboration with The New School.


Elizabeth Kolbert is a staff writer for The New Yorker. Her most recent book, The Sixth Extinction, received the Pulitzer Prize for general nonfiction in 2015. She is also the author of Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change and edited The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2009. She is a two-time National Magazine Award winner, and has received a Heinz Award , a Guggenheim Fellowship, and a National Academies communications award. Kolbert is a visiting fellow at the Center for Environmental Studies at Williams College. She lives in Williamstown, Massachusetts.