Engelman, Robert



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Robert Engelman is vice president for programs at Worldwatch Institute, a globally focused environmental research organization based in Washington, D.C., where he provides strategic direction for research and programs.  Prior to joining Worldwatch, Engelman was vice president for research at Population Action International, a policy research and advocacy group in Washington.  A former reporter for the Associated Press and several U.S. newspapers, Engelman holds a degree from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and has served on the faculty of Yale University as a visiting lecturer.  He was founding secretary of the Society of Environmental Journalists and a founding board chair of the Center for a New American Dream, a non-governmental organization working to make U.S. consumption of energy and natural resources a sustainable model for the world.  Engelman’s writing has appeared in scholarly and news media including Nature, The Washington Post, and The Wall Street Journal, and his book, More: Population, Nature, and What Women Want, was awarded the 2008 Global Media Award for Individual Reporting on Population by the Population Institute.

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On his book More: Population, Nature, and What Women Want
(Our Cover Feature of March 26, 2009)