UT Grad, Noted Ecologist Rabinowitz to Speak

KNOXVILLE — Alan Rabinowitz, director of the Science and Exploration Program at the Wildlife Conservation Society, Bronx Zoo, N.Y., and author of several books on exploring isolated regions and wildlife, will give a seminar titled “Undiscovered Worlds in Asia’s Last Frontier,” at 3:30 p.m., Friday, April 26, in 307 UT Science and Engineering Building.

The seminar, sponsored by the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology in UT’s College of Arts and Sciences, is free and open to the public.

Rabinowitz also will host a book signing, a reading, and a

Dr. Alan Rabinowitz

question-and-answer session at 1 p.m., Saturday, April 27, at Barnes and Noble Booksellers, 8029 Kingston Pike.

Rabinowitz earned the master’s degree in ecology at UT in 1978 and the Ph.D. in 1981.

His latest book, “Beyond the Last Village: A Journey of Discovery in Asia’s Forbidden Wilderness” by Island Press, has received positive reviews in the New York Times, the Washington Post and other periodicals.