Orr, David W.

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Orr, David W. Gender: M
David Wesley Orr
born on 10 January 1944 at 10:58 (= 10:58 AM )
Place Des Moines, Iowa, 41n36, 93w37
Timezone CWT h5w (is war time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 19°18' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 21°59 Asc.s_piscol.18.gif 04°00'

David W. Orr (2013)
photo: United Church of Christ, license cc-by-sa-2.0


American environmentalist active in many areas of environmental studies, including environmental education and ecological design. Orr has published nine books. He has been a trustee of many organizations and foundations including the Rocky Mountain Institute and the Aldo Leopold Foundation. He is Paul Sears Distinguished Professor of Environmental Studies and Politics at Oberlin College Emeritus.

He holds a B.A. from Westminster College (1965), an M.A. from Michigan State University (1966), and a Ph.D. in International Relations from the University of Pennsylvania (1973).

He has been awarded a Bioneers Award in 2002, a National Conservation Achievement Award by the National Wildlife Federation in 1993, a Lyndhurst Prize in 1992 awarded by the Lyndhurst Foundation and the Benton Box Award from Clemson University for his work in Environmental Education (1995).

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Birth certificate in hand from Sy Scholfield, copy on file.


  • Traits : Mind : Education extensive (BA, MA, PhD)
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher
  • Vocation : Politics : Activist/ social (Environmentalist)
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award