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Jim Warren – Orbridge Expedition Leader

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Jim Warren is S. Blount Mason, Jr. Professor of English and Environmental Studies at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia. He teaches courses in American literature and environmental literature, and he has published several scholarly books on American environmental writers. A recent book on Barry Lopez first brought him to Fairbanks, where he has guided for the past several summers. His latest work is on Alaska poet/essayist John Haines, who homesteaded on the Richardson Highway from 1947 to 1969. Jim is an avid backpacker and mountaineer, having summited 22 of the 46 Adirondack high peaks in winter.