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Joshua Harrison

Joshua Harrison is the co-director, with Newton and Helen Harrison, of the Center for the Study of the Force Majeure, an art/science research institution focusing on climate issues based at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Josh has a lifetime engagement in the intersection of art, science, policy and the environment. In 1977, he founded Students for Solar Energy and organized the first alternative energy fair in Southern California. He later became policy director for the Ecology Center of Southern California, while serving as the youngest member of the California Democratic Central Committee. Josh was a Fulbright fellow in Argentina in 1995 and 1996, investigating the relationship between the author Jorge Luis Borges and the then emerging world-wide web.

Joshua Harrison is the co-director, with Newton and Helen Harrison, of the Center for the Study of the Force Majeure. Josh recently formed English For a Song, a social purpose venture, which is developing a mobile adult literacy app directed at improving life skills for the more than 80 million Americans who read at or below 8th grade level.        

Saving the West

Imagine a Forest Industry of the 21st Century where the act of harvesting preserves the system and the act of preserving the system provides meaningful work for the human community.


The Brooklyn Rail

JUL-AUG 2020

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