James V. Hillegas-Elting
JAMES V. HILLEGAS-ELTING is an independent consulting historian specializing in nineteenth and twentieth century environmental topics. He seeks to understand the systems humans create and maintain to refashion their environment in alignment with their values and aspirations. His consulting work on these topics has included research related to Superfund investigations and archaeological cultural resource management efforts. He holds a Master of Arts degree in history and a certificate in geographic information systems (GIS). Speaking for the River is his first book.