Richard York is an Associate Professor of sociology at the University of Oregon and co-editor of the Sage journal Organization & Environment. He received his Ph.D. in sociology from Washington State University in 2002. He has published articles in Ambio, American Sociological Review, Conservation Biology, Ecological Economics, Gender & Society, Human Ecology Review, Organization & Environment, Population Research and Policy Review, Social Science Quarterly, and other scholarly journals addressing various aspects of the human interaction with the natural environment. He has twice (2004 and 2007) received the Outstanding Publication Award from the Environment and Technology Section of the American Sociological Association. His research interests include the anthropogenic driving forces of environmental change; the connections between theory, meta-theory, and methodology; historical materialism; human ecology; ethnozoology/anthrozoology; and the sociology, history, and philosophy of science.
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