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Mallory McDuff writes and teaches environmental education at Warren Wilson College, a liberal arts school that integrates academics with work and community engagement. She lives on campus with her two daughters in a 900-square foot house with an expansive view of a herd of sheep, a donkey named Tallulah, and the Appalachian mountains of Western North Carolina. Her writing examines the intersection of people and places for a better world.

She is the author of the books Sacred Acts: How Churches are Working to Protect Earth’s Climate (2012), New Society Publishers; Natural Saints: How People of Faith are Working to Save God’s Earth (2010), Oxford University Press; and co-author of Conservation Education and Outreach Techniques, 2nd Ed., (2015), Oxford University Press. She has published nearly 20 articles in academic journals and more than 50 essays in The Washington Post, BuzzFeed, Catapult, Huffington Post, Sojourners, USA Today, Full Grown People, The Rumpus, Literary Mama, U.S. Catholic and more. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Florida, M.S. from the University of South Alabama, and B.S. from Vanderbilt University.