Lecture: Richard Preston

Wed, Feb 5, 2020, 4:30 pm
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Department of English
Program in American Studies

Richard Preston is the bestselling author of ten books, including The Hot Zone, The Wild Trees, and his most recent, Crisis in the Red Zone. His books explore little-known worlds of nature, terror, and human character, and have been published in more than 35 languages. Preston has taught nonfiction writing at Princeton University and the University of Iowa, and he is the recipient of many honors, including the Champion of Prevention Award of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control.

Preston was the Fall 2016 Anschutz Distinguished Fellow in American Studies.