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Monfort Professor-in-Residence Lecture: 'Saving Wild America'

March 29, 2012

The Monfort Professor-in-Residence Program presents Douglas Brinkley, Ph.D., author of 'The Wilderness Warrior: Theodore Roosevelt and the Crusade for America' (2009) and a fellow in history at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, one of the leading bipartisan public policy think tanks in the country.

Brinkley is a contributing editor for Vanity Fair, Los Angeles Times Book Review and American Heritage, as well as a frequent contributor to The New York Times, The New Yorker, and The Atlantic Monthly.Tuesday, April 3
4:30-6:30 p.m.
Lory Student Center
Main Ballroom

Colorado State University presents Monfort Professor-in-Residence Douglas Brinkley, Ph.D., award-winning historian and best-selling author. The Chicago Tribune has dubbed him "America's new past master."

Brinkley's topic is "Saving Wild America: From Theodore Roosevelt to Present Day."

Notable Books of the Year

Brinkley is a professor of history at Rice University, a fellow at the James Baker Institute for Public Policy, and author of several books, including:

  • The Unfinished Presidency
  • The Boys of Pointe du Hoc
  • The Great Deluge (winner of the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award)

Six of Brinkley's award-winning books have been selected as New York Times Notable Books of the Year.

Monfort Professors-in-Residence

The MPIR program brings accomplished speakers to campus to interact with students and enrich their learning experiences. Monfort Professors-in-Residence are distinguished leaders who are nationally and internationally renowned for contributions to the fields of business, government, the sciences and the arts.  

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