David W. Orr
David W. Orr is Paul Sears Distinguished Professor of Environmental Studies and Politics Emeritus and former Counselor to the President at Oberlin College and presently a Professor of Practice at Arizona State University. He is a founding editor of the journal Solutions and founder of the State of American Democracy Project. Orr is the author of eight books, including Dangerous Years: Climate Change, the Long Emergency and the Way Forward and Down to the Wire: Confronting Climate Collapse, and co-editor of three others. He holds a PhD in international relations from the University of Pennsylvania.