Adam Dorr Adam is currently a PhD student at UCLA’s Luskin School of Public Affairs. The focus of his research is on the ecological and social sustainability of complex landscapes, with particular emphasis upon new energy technologies such as hydraulic fracturing for natural gas (known as “fracking”) and their attendant environmental impact and justice implications. He is based in the school’s Department of Urban Planning. Adam is also the author of Letter to a Conservative Nation.

Adam earned his Masters degree at the University of Michigan’s School of Natural Resources and Environment, where he studied environmental science and the sustainability of complex systems.

Prior to returning to graduate school, Adam spent six years living and working overseas on a range of public, private, and nonprofit sustainable development projects.

Adam is a passionate educator and advocate for reason and scientific literacy. His wider intellectual interests include moral philosophy, theories of justice, and the social, economic and political impacts of disruptive technologies.  He also enjoys surfing, building things, and playing the guitar.