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A personal health crisis, stories from environmental refugees, and our climate in danger prompt a meditation on intimate connections between the health of the body and the health of the ecosystem

Hanson is a storyteller, writer and activist who earned her Ph.D. in educational policy and administration from the University, with a focus on cross-cultural education. Born in the headwaters of the Mississippi River, Hanson is passionate about ecological justice and effective responses to climate trauma. “Watershed: Attending to Body and Earth in Distress” details her experience with Type 1 Diabetes, and explores the connections between the health of the body and that of the ecosystem.

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