Biography

Robert Wilson is an associate professor of geography at Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs where he teaches courses in historical geography, environmental history, and environmental politics. In 2010, the University of Washington Press published his book, “Seeking Refuge: Birds and Landscapes of the Pacific Flyway” in its Weyerhaeuser Environmental Books Series edited by William Cronon.

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The fight against the Keystone XL pipeline has been one of the most publicized environmental controversies in the United States over the past decade. The proposed pipeline would bring oil derived from tar sands in Alberta to the coast of Texas. Since the pipeline crosses an international border, the U.S. State Department must complete an […]

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