Robin Rothfeder is an Assistant Professor at University of Wisconsin in the Department of Human Dimensions of Natural Resource Management. He completed his PhD in the City & Metropolitan Planning Department at the University of Utah in August 2017. He was the department’s first Ecological Planning Fellow and the project manager for the University’s Red Butte Creek Revitalization initiative. His research covers two areas: a) water resources planning, policy, and management in arid urban areas, and b) history, theory, and practical applications in the emerging field of ecological planning. Along with his scholarly work, Robin is an outdoors enthusiast, a creative writer, and a certified yoga instructor.