2008-2009 - Scott Russell Sanders

Mackey ChairScott Russell Sanders is the author of more than 20 books, a range of novels, collections of stories, and works of personal nonfiction, including Staying Put: Making a Home in a Restless World (1994), Writing from the Center (1995), Hunting for Hope: A Father’s Journeys (1999), the Pulitzer Prize-nominated A Private History of Awe (2006), and A Conservationist Manifesto (2009). He was recently elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences.