Eric T. Freyfogle

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General Information

Name: Eric T. Freyfogle

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Illinois Connection

Freyfogle teaches at the University of Illinois College of Law at Urbana-Champaign.

Biographical and Professional Information

Freyfogle is a widely published scholar who has written widely on the many links between people and land, and on the need for a more land-sensitive culture, including the award-winning Bounded People, Boundless Lands. His nonlegal writings have appeared in various publications, from Conservation Biology, Wild Earth, and Orion to Dissent and The New York Times.

A highly regarded speaker, Freyfogle has been a speaker at land-related conferences sponsored by major federal agencies, major national conservation organizations, and such professional organizations as the Society of American Foresters, the George Wright Society, and the Natural Areas Association. In January 2004 he was appointed editor of the Leopold Conservation Papers Project, an effort to edit and publish in thematic volumes the conservation writings of Aldo Leopold.

Freyfogle is the Max L. Rowe Professor of Law, University of Illinois College of Law at Urbana-Champaign. He has taught law and environmental policy at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign for over two decades.

Published Works

  • Justice and the Earth, Images for Our Planetary Survival, The Free Press, 1993
  • Bounded People, Boundless Lands, Envisioning a New Land Ethic, Island Press/Shearwater Books, 1999
  • Wildlife Law, Cases and Materials, Foundation Press, 2002 - written with Dale D. Goble
  • The Land We Share: Private Property and the Common Good, Shearwater Books, 2003
  • Why Conservation Is Failing and How It Can Regain Ground, Yale University Press, 2006
  • On Private Property: Finding Common Ground on the Ownership of Land, Beacon Press, 2009

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

JUSTICE AND THE EARTH: Images for Our Planetary Survival (Environment & Law)

ISBN: 0252065263
Release Date: 1996-01-01

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Bounded People, Boundless Lands: Envisioning A New Land Ethic

ISBN: 1559634189
Release Date: 1998-09-01

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Literary Awards


Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Eric T. Freyfogle on WorldCat

Eric T. Freyfogle on Amazon


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