Trish O'Kane

Jim Carrier

Trish O’Kane is an environmental educator who uses action-research to promote environmental and social justice. Now a senior lecturer at the University of Vermont, she created the Birding to Change the World course and program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison while completing her doctorate. Before studying the natural sciences, O’Kane worked as a human and civil rights investigative journalist for a decade in Central America and for five years in the Deep South. She has written for major media, including Time, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Christian Science Monitor, and the New York Times. She lives, birds, writes, and gardens in Burlington, Vermont, along with her husband and their dog.

Recent Book
Birding to Change the World