- Research and public communication on the impact of land conservation funding
- Foster collaborative conservation communications efforts around the state
- Development and facilitation of grassroots communication efforts about conservation
Past Jobs & Experience
Charlie is a geographer and wilderness guide. His research explores what striking experiences in wild places can teach us about how we understand the interrelationship of nature and the human self. He leads courses for NOLS, a wilderness education school based in Wyoming. Charlie is also an editor for Edge Effects, a digital magazine that brings cutting edge environmental scholarship to public audiences. He also worked as a wilderness-based psychotherapist in Utah.
PhD Candidate, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Geography, Minor: Environmental Studies
MA, 2006, Prescott College, Prescott, AZ, Counseling Psychology
BA, 2003, DePauw University, Greencastle, IN, Environmental Politics
Favorite protected place in Wisconsin
Northern Highland-American Legion State Forest
Depending on the season, you’ll find Charlie somewhere outdoors backpacking, mountain biking, trail running, or cross country skiing.