Michael Bryson is Professor of Humanities & Sustainability Studies at Roosevelt University and a Research Associate in Science and Education at the Field Museum of Natural History, both in Chicago, Illinois.
He earned a BA in biology and English at Illinois Wesleyan University and a PhD in English from Stony Brook University. Bryson co-founded and directs Roosevelt’s Sustainability Studies program and is a widely published author on sustainability education, urban nature writing, and the ecology of cities.
Contributions to Humans & Nature:
City Creatures blog posts:
- Commonplace Nature, Close at Hand: Thinking about Leonard Dubkin as Spring Emerges
- Wildlife in Chicago & Fracking in Southern Illinois: Ecological and Human Connections
- To Apprehend the Wild, Don’t Forget the Kids
- Canoes, Cities, and the Creatures of Bubbly Creek
Books for the Center for Humans and Nature:
- Wildness: Relations of People and Place, “Cultivating the Wild on Chicago’s South Side: Stories of People and Nature at Eden Place Nature Center,” 2017, University of Chicago Press
- Michael Bryson
Visit Michael Bryson’s page on Roosevelt University’s website.