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Rob Nixon
Professor of Environment and Humanities, Princeton University

Rob Nixon is the Currie C and Thomas A Barron Family Professor of the Humanities and the Environment at Princeton University. His latest book is Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor (2013). 

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