Lauret Savoy

Lauret Savoy writes across threads of cultural identity to explore their shaping by relationship with and dislocation from the land. A woman of African American, Euro-American, and Native American heritage, she is a professor of environmental studies and geology at Mount Holyoke College. Her books include Bedrock: Writers on the Wonders of Geology, The Colors of Nature: Culture, Identity and the Natural World, and Living with the Changing California Coast.