Author & Professor, University of Washington

Dr. David R. Montgomery is a MacArthur Fellow and professor of geomorphology at the University of Washington. An internationally recognized geologist who studies how erosion shapes topography and the effects of geological processes on ecological systems and human societies, he did his B.S. in Geology at Stanford University (1984) and Ph.D. in Geomorphology at UC Berkeley (1991).

He has published more than 200 scientific papers and is the author of award-winning popular-science books: The Hidden Half of Nature, The Rocks Don't Lie, Dirt and King of Fish. He has been featured on NPR, BBC, PBS, CNN, MSNBC and Fox News programs.

His new book about conservation agriculture is Growing A Revolution: Bringing Our Soil Back to Life. 

Session: Growing a Revolution