Robert Cabin , Ph.D.Associate Professor of Environmental Science and Ecology
Coordinator of the Environmental Studies Major; Honors Program Director
B.A., Marlboro College
“Restoring Paradise: Rethinking and Rebuilding Nature in Hawaii“ (University of Hawaii Press, 2013).
“Intelligent Tinkering: Bridging the Gap Between Science and Practice” (Island Press, 2011).
Recent Journal Articles:
“What we Eat and Why it Matters: Voices and Images from North Carolina Small Farmers” (photography by BC student Ashley Lowe) (Terrain.org, 2015)
”Restoring degraded objects: the next best thing to teaching ecological restoration in the field” (Ecological Restoration, 2014)
“Science Friction” (Earth Island Journal, 2013)
“Paradise Restored” (Earth Island Journal, 2013)
“Nature is Dead. Long Live Nature!” (American Scientist, 2013).
“Non-native grass removal and shade increase soil moisture and seedling performance during Hawaiian dry forest restoration” (Restoration Ecology, 2012).
“Alien plant invasions, introduced ungulates, and alternative states in a mesic forest in Hawaii” (Restoration Ecology, 2011).
“Skim this article (or just skip it)” (Chronicle of Higher Education, 2010).
“Science and restoration under a big, demon haunted tent” (Restoration Ecology, 2007).
“Science-driven restoration: A square grid on a round earth?” (Restoration Ecology, 2007).
“Why college can wait” (Chronicle of Higher Education, 2003).
“Effects of light, alien grass, and native species additions on Hawaiian dry forest restoration” (Ecological Applications, 2002).