About


Picture 1This website is moderated by Hilary (Cunningham) Scharper, a  
Canadian Author and an Associate Professor of Cultural Anthropology at the Univerisity of Toronto.
Hilary holds a Ph.D. from Yale University and is a Fellow of Trinity College at the University of Toronto. Her current teaching, research and writing focus on cultural approaches to Nature. Her novel, Perdita, features a character who “loves trees.”

Stephen Scharper. pngStephen Scharper is Associate Professor at the School of the Environment and the Department for the Study of Religion at the University of Toronto.
Stephen holds a Ph.D. from McGill University and is also cross-appointed in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Toronto Mississauga campus. He is a Senior Fellow of Massey College, a Fellow of Trinity College and a monthly columnist for The Toronto Star.