Peter F. Cannavò Associate Professor of Government and Director of Environmental Studies, Hamilton College

Peter F. Cannavò is an Associate Professor of Government at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York. He is the author of The Working Landscape: Founding, Preservation, and the Politics of Place (MIT Press, 2007). He contributed to The Oxford Handbook of Environmental Political Theory (Oxford Univ. Press, 2015), The Encyclopedia of Political Theory (Sage, 2010), The Environmental Politics of Sacrifice (MIT Press, 2010), and Political Theory and Global Climate Change (MIT Press, 2008). He is co-editor (with Joseph H. Lane, Jr.) of Engaging Nature: Environmentalism and the Political Theory Canon (MIT Press, 2014). He is currently writing To the Thousandth Generation, a book about the theoretical and historical connections between environmentalism and civic republicanism in the U.S. Cannavò has published in various peer-reviewed journals, including Environmental Politics, Environmental Values, and Political Theory, and has also contributed opinion pieces to several media outlets, including The Huffington Post and USA Today. Cannavò works and teaches in the areas of political theory; environmental theory, politics, and history; and geography and the politics of place. He is currently Director of Hamilton’s Environmental Studies Program.