A. BADEN, PH.D.
N.S.F. Post Doctoral Fellow in Environmental
Indiana University, Ph.D. 1969
Wittenberg University, B.A. 1963
After completing his Ph.D. thesis on the political
economy of the Canadian and U.S. Hutterite colonies, Baden was awarded
a National Science Foundation post-doctoral fellowship in environmental
policy and was appointed visiting assistant professor (1969-1970)
at Indiana University. Baden returned to Bozeman, Montana, in 1970
where he taught political science and economics at Montana State
University. He then directed the Environmental Studies Program at
Utah State University, where he was a tenured associate professor
of political science and forestry.
In 1978, Baden established the Center for
Political Economy and Natural Resources at Montana State University.
In 1986, Baden founded the Foundation for Research on Economics
and the Environment (FREE). He co-founded Gallatin Writers in 1991
with Ramona Marotz-Baden and currently serves as chairman of both
organizations. Baden also co-founded the Environmental Management
MBA program at the University of Washington. Baden and his wife,
Ramona Marotz-Baden, own and operate a ranch in the Gallatin Valley
of Montana and an orchard near Zillah, Washington.
Post-graduate work: Marriage and Family Therapy,
Presbyterian Counseling Service, Seattle, 1990
Ph.D., Family Social Science; Supporting field in History &
Anthropology of Latin America, University of Minnesota, 1970
M.S., Montana State University,1963
B.S., Idaho State University, 1961
Marotz-Baden is co-author or co-editor of six
books and several dozen published articles. Her interest in community
and culture are evidenced by her work as a Peace Corps volunteer
in Chile and by three of her co-authored books, Adolescent Socialization
in Cross-Cultural Perspective: Socialization for Social Change,
The War of Ideas in Latin America, and Families in Rural America:
Stress, Adaptation, and Change. She has been the principle investigator
(PI) or co-PI of over a dozen research projects during her academic
career. The largest was a cross-cultural study comparing how parents
socialize their children for social change in an industrializing
society(Mexico) with this process in a post-industrial society (US).
In addition to her work as the program coordinator
for Gallatin Writers, she is a full professor in health and human
development at Montana State University.
A native of New York State, Pete Geddes received
his bachelor of science from St. Lawrence University and his master
of science from the University of Montana School of Forestry where
he was awarded a Gloria Barton-Wilderness Society Scholarship .
He is co-editor with John Baden of, Saving a Place: Endangered Species
in the 21st Century published by Ashgate Press. His writings have
appeared in the Journal of Forestry, The Wall Street Journal, the
Seattle Times and the Bozeman Daily Chronicle.
In his current position Pete is responsible for
developing new programs consistent with Gallatin's mission. His
additional duties include planning and supporting Gallatin's fundraising
efforts and representing Gallatin at special events, professional
conferences, and through opinion editorials. He lives with his wife,
Julie, and three boys, Chris-11, Ryan-9, and David-4 in Bozeman,
DONALD SNOW, M.A.
Snow is the Mellon Professor of Environmental Studies at Whitman
College in Walla Walla, WA. From 1984-2001, he served as executive
director of Northern Lights Institute (NLI) in Missoula, Montana,
where he founded the acclaimed journal Northern Lights Magazine,
and in 1996, the Chronicle of Community.
He is the author of a national study of U.S. environmental organizations,
Inside the Environmental Movement (Island Press, 1990). His new
book, currently in press, is Sustaining Place: The Persistence of
the Local in an Era of Globalization.
Several of his books are edited volumes of original essays on the
American West. With Deborah Clow, he edited Northern Lights: A Selection
of New Writing from the American West (Vintage, 1994). With John
A. Baden, he edited The Next West: Public Lands, Community and Economy
in the American West (Island Press,1997). The Book of the Tongass
(with Carolyn Servid), was released in 1999 from Milkweed Editions,
followed in 2001 by Across the Great Divide: Explorations in Collaborative
Conservation and the American West (Island Press).