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Name:  Eric T. Freyfogle  

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Freyfogle teaches at the University of Illinois College of Law at Urbana-Champaign.

Biographical and Professional Information

Freyfogle is a widely published scholar who has written widely on the many links between people and land, and on the need for a more land-sensitive culture, including the award-winning ''Bounded People, Boundless Lands''. His nonlegal writings have appeared in various publications, from ''Conservation Biology'', ''Wild Earth'', and ''Orion to Dissent'' and ''The New York Times''. A highly regarded speaker, Freyfogle has been a speaker at land-related conferences sponsored by major federal agencies, major national conservation organizations, and such professional organizations as the Society of American Foresters, the George Wright Society, and the Natural Areas Association. In January 2004 he was appointed editor of the Leopold Conservation Papers Project, an effort to edit and publish in thematic volumes the conservation writings of Aldo Leopold. Freyfogle is the Max L. Rowe Professor of Law, University of Illinois College of Law at Urbana-Champaign. He has taught law and environmental policy at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign for over two decades.


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