Walter Truett Anderson is an independent scholar, writer, lecturer, and author of nonfiction books including The Next Enlightenment, All Connected Now, Reality Isnï¾’t What It Used To Be, and To Govern Evolution.ï¾ He has also written magazine and journal articles, and newspaper features and op-ed columns.ï¾ He is on the editorial boards of Futures:ï¾ The Journal of Policy, Planning and Futures Studies, The Journal of Futures Studies, and The Journal of Humanistic Psychology.
He served for eight years as president of the World Academy of Art and Science, and is now president emeritus, working with a network of colleagues to develop a project to investigate the ethical, ecological, psychological and political dimensions of Geo-Engineering ï¾– specifically, the prospect of large-scale interventions (such as the infusion of sulfur into the upper atmosphere) as emergency measures to control climate change
He is at work on a new book, tentatively titled The Bionic Garden, on themes relevant to those in the attached proposal.
His academic training is in political science and social psychology (Ph.D., University of Southern California; and B.A. University of California, Berkeley.)