Todd Robert Lookingbill
Dr. Todd Lookingbill is an associate professor of geography and the environment with a joint appointment in biology at the University of Richmond. He and his students work extensively with the National Park Service to assess the condition of natural resources within urban and suburban parks, especially historic battlefield parks. His latest book project examines the conservation value of landscapes of war. Other research examines how changes in climate may be fundamentally altering old-growth forests of the Pacific Northwest. He is active in watershed stewardship and teaches a class on the geography of the James River watershed. He has been a long-time faculty mentor of the Earth Lodge Living and Learning Community and has taught courses focused on creating thriving, equitable environments in the western United States, Australia and South Africa. Dr. Lookingbill received a Ph.D. from Duke University and a B.A. from Princeton University.