Mistinguette Smith loves stories, data, unlikely intersections and social activism.
She is the founding director of The Black/Land Project, which synthesizes contemporary oral narratives, participatory action research, and tools for community organizing. Formally trained as both a poet and a bureaucrat, she teaches visionary, skillful leadership in many places, including the University of Vermont Rubenstein School of the Environment. She lives 1500 feet from the Connecticut River.
BOOKS FOR THE CENTER FOR HUMANS & NATURE:
- Wildness: Relations of People and Place, “Wild Black Margins,” 2017, University of Chicago Press.