Chris Williams


Chris Williams is a long-time environmental activist based in New York City. He is professor of physics and chemistry at Pace University and chair of the science department at Packer Collegiate Institute. He is Writer-in-Residence at Truthout and a contributor to the International Socialist Review (ISR), Z Magazine, Alternet, CommonDreams, Counterpunch, The Indypendent and other publications.

Williams is the recipient of a Lannan 2013 Cultural Freedom Fellowship and a Lannan Residency Fellowship. He is the author of Ecology and Socialism: Solutions to Capitalist Ecological Crisis and is working on a second book on the theme of the commons, an alternative way of structuring human society that is socially just and ecologically sustainable.

Chris Williams elsewhere on

Chris Williams with David Barsamian, 2012, (Events)
Chris Williams, 2012, (Residency)
Chris Williams Awarded 2013 Cultural Freedom Fellowship, 2013, (Cultural Freedom: Awards and Grants)
Gabrielle Walker with Chris Williams, 2016, (Events)

Chris Williams Lannan Podcast Episodes

Chris Williams with David Barsamian, 20 March 2012 – Audio
Chris Williams with David Barsamian, Talk, 20 March 2012 – Video
Chris Williams with David Barsamian, Conversation, 20 March 2012 – Video

Chris Williams around the Web

Additional Photos of the 20 March 2012 Event on Flickr
Marfa Public Radio Interview with Chris Williams

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