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Associate Professor of Environmental Studies
Interdisciplinary Approaches to Environmental Studies
Conservation Biology and Restoration Ecology
Literature and the Environment
PhD Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University
JD University of Michigan Law School
BA English Literature (with Honors), University of Michigan
ES 110: Introduction to Environmental Studies
Environment: An Interdisciplinary Anthology, co-edited with Jim Engell, Brent Ranalli, and K. P. Van Anglen, Yale University Press, 2008.
Biodiversity: Exploring Values and Priorities in Conservation, with Dan Perlman, Blackwell Science, 1997.
Study Guide for College Edition of “Diversity of Life,” by E. O. Wilson, with Dan Perlman, W. W. Norton, 1993.
Christina Riehl and Glenn Adelson, “Seasonal Insectivory by Black-Headed Trogons (Trogonidae), a Tropical Dry Forest Frugivore,” Journal of Field Ornithology, volume 79, number 4 (December 2008): 371-80.
Glenn Adelson and John Elder, “Ecosystems of meaning in Robert Frost’s ‘Spring Pools,’” lead article in ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment, volume 13, number 2 (Summer 2006): 1-17.
Glenn Adelson, “Review of Oxford Surveys of Evolutionary Biology, v. 3,” Cladistics, volume 6, number 1 (1990): 105-10.
“Hard Interdisciplinarity: The Paradigm for Environmental Studies,” Brown Center for Environmental Studies, 2008 Inaugural Presentation, September 11, 2008
“The Future of Environmental Science Textbooks,” University of Illinois Chicago, Incoming Graduate Student Book Award Presentation, August 29, 2008
“How understanding the biology of the poetry of Robert Frost and Marianne Moore enriches interpretation,” University of Michigan, First Distinguished Alumni Speaker, Honors English Program, November 2007
|Awards and Honors|
Advisor to winner of Phi Beta Kappa senior thesis prize, Lake Forest College, 2013