The Digital Library celebrates Earth Day by highlighting the Department of History’s Oral History Collection. Noted scholar, author, environmentalist, FAU faculty member, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs 1987-1993, Dr. Leonard Berry reveals a career that emphasized teaching from a global perspective to foster an awareness of environmental issues. The 2002 interview highlights Dr. Berry’s experiences working in Africa and with various international development agencies. Berry’s research has included the following areas: dry soil research, land management, and water scarcity. In 1994, Dr. Berry became the Director of the Florida Center for Environmental Studies.
To listen or read Dr. Berry’s interview click here.