Laura A. Watt is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Environmental Studies and Planning at Sonoma State University.
She is an environmental historian interested in the ways in which protection and restoration of ecosystems affects the interactions of people and place over time. Her book The Paradox of Preservation: Wilderness and Working Landscapes at Point Reyes National Seashore was published by the University of California Press in fall 2016. She is also an avid photographer and sailor.
BOOKS FOR THE CENTER FOR HUMANS & NATURE:
- Wildness: Relations of People and Place, “Losing Wildness for the Sake of Wilderness: The Removal of Drakes Bay Oyster Company,” 2017, University of Chicago Press.