The Society for Human Ecology Recognizes Burns with Book Award


The Society for Human Ecology bestows the Gerald L. Young Book Award to Thomas Burns, Ph.D for work “Exemplifying the highest standards of scholarly work in the field of Human Ecology.”

At the XXIst International Conference of the Society for Human Ecology held in Santa Ana, California in April, 2016, the Gerald L. Young Book Award was given to:
Thomas J. Burns (University of Oklahoma, USA) and Beth Schaefer Caniglia (Oklahoma State University, USA) for their book: Environmental Sociology: The Ecology of Late Modernity(Mercury Academic
and Robert Dyball (Australian National University, Australia) and Barry Newell (Australian National University, Australia) for their book:Understanding Human Ecology: A Systems Approach to Sustainability(Earthscan/Routledge) Thomas Burns also gave a keynote address at the conference, entitled: “Unwinding Wicked Problems of the Late Modern Age: Views from Structural Human Ecology".