Member Directory

Brian R. Williams graduated from the Columbus College of Art and Design in 2003, where he studied Illustration, Fine Art and Art History. After school he worked as a graphic designer at the Columbus Museum of Art before moving to SRA/McGraw-Hill in 2006. He is currently a freelance designer whose clients have included Paul Werth Associates, The Longaberger Company, Portfolio Creative Staffing, YWCA Columbus and Honda. You can view his art and graphic design portfolio at

I am a writer, filmmaker, teacher, conservationist and volunteer who regularly visits the Solomon Islands. For more information please visit

Tony Birch is a renowned academic, author, educator and researcher. His research interests centre on climate change and Indigenous knowledge systems. Dr Birch’s books include Shadowboxing (2006), Father's Day (2009), Blood (2011), The Promise (2014) and Ghost River (2015). He is currently the Dr Bruce McGuinness Indigenous Research Fellow at Victoria University in Melbourne, Australia.

Prof. Deborah Bird Rose was an anthropologist and founding figure in the environmental Humanities. She authored numerous award-winning books including Wild Dog Dreaming, and Reports from a Wild Country. For the last decade of her life, flying-foxes were once of her principal passions. At the time of her death in late 2018 she had just completed work on a book on the entangled lives and deaths of people and flying-foxes in Australia, titled Shimmer (forthcoming).

Dr. Craig Santos Perez is a native Chamoru (Chamorro) from the Pacific Island of Guåhan (Guam). He is a poet, scholar, editor, publisher, essayist, critic, book reviewer, artist, environmentalist, and political activist.

Margaret Barnaby grew up in New England, attended Rhode Island School of Design and after living in New York City moved to the Big Island of Hawai‘i. After 30 years as a studio art jeweler her interest turned to large scale wood block prints. She now lives and works in the town of Volcano, Hawai‘i. For further information on Margaret and her work please visit:

Sophie is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Sydney’s School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry and the Charles Perkins Centre. Her research explores the intersections of capitalism, ecology, and indigeneity in Indonesia, with a specific focus on changing interspecies relations in the context of deforestation and agribusiness development.