professor of earth and environmental sciences and international and public affairs, Columbia University
John Mutter is professor in the departments of earth and environmental sciences and international and public affairs at Columbia University. He teaches a seminar section in a new course called "Frontiers of Science" that all undergraduates are required to take and has worked closely with Columbia's Earth Institute and is a respected voice in the intersection of human rights and environmental action. Author of more than 70 scientific articles, along with many popular articles, Mutter studied at the University of Melbourne, the University of Sydney, and Columbia University. He is married to Carolyn Zehnder Mutter, International Research Institute, and has five children.