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Robert Bullard

Professor of Urban Planning and Environmental Policy at Texas Southern University; Environmental Racism and Justice Activist

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 Robert Bullard Biography

Robert D. Bullard is often described as the father of environmental justice. He is the former Dean of the Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs at Texas Southern University 2011-2016. Professor Bullard currently is Distinguished Professor of Urban Planning and Environmental Policy.

Prior to coming to TSU he was founding Director of the Environmental Justice Resource Center at Clark Atlanta University. He is an award-winning author of eighteen books that address sustainable development, environmental racism, urban land use, industrial facility siting, community reinvestment, housing, transportation, climate justice, disasters, emergency response, and community resilience, smart growth, and regional equity.

He was featured in the July 2007 CNN People You Should Know, Bullard: Green Issue is Black and White. In 2008, Newsweek named him one of 13 Environmental Leaders of the Century. And that same year, Co-op America honored him with its Building Economic Alternatives Award (BEA). In 2010, The Grio named him one of the “100 Black History Makers in the Making” and Planet Harmony named him one of Ten African American Green Heroes.”

His book, Dumping in Dixie: Race, Class and Environmental Quality, is a standard text in the environmental justice field. Some of his book titles include Just Sustainabilities: Development in an Unequal World, Highway Robbery: Transportation Racism and New Routes to Equity, The Quest for Environmental Justice: Human Rights and the Politics of Pollution, Growing Smarter: Achieving Livable Communities, Environmental Justice, and Regional Equity, and The Black Metropolis in the Twenty-First Century: Race, Power, and the Politics of Place. He is co-author of In the Wake of the Storm: Environment, Disaster and Race After Katrina * and Toxic Wastes and Race at Twenty: 1987-2007*.

His latest books include Race, Place and Environmental Justice After Hurricane Katrina, Environmental Health and Racial Equity in the United States, and The Wrong Complexion for Protection. In 2013, he was honored with the Sierra Club John Muir Award, the first African American to win the award. In 2014, the Sierra Club named its new Environmental Justice Award after Dr. Bullard. In 2015, the Iowa State University Alumni Association named him its Alumni Merit Award recipient—an award also given to George Washington Carver (1894 ISU alum) in 1937. In 2017, the Children Environmental Health Network presented him with the Child Health Advocate Award. And in 2018, the Global Climate Action Summit named Dr. Bullard one of 22 Climate Trailblazers.

Dr. Bullard earned his He received his Ph.D. degree from Iowa State University, and is a proud U.S. Marine Corps veteran.

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The Wrong Complexion for Protection: How the Government Response to Disaster Endangers African American Communities

The Wrong Complexion for Protection: How the Government Response to Disaster Endangers African American Communities

Race, Place, and Environmental Justice After Hurricane Katrina: Struggles to Reclaim, Rebuild, and Revitalize New Orleans and the Gulf Coast

Race, Place, and Environmental Justice After Hurricane Katrina: Struggles to Reclaim, Rebuild, and Revitalize New Orleans and the Gulf Coast

Growing Smarter: Achieving Livable Communities, Environmental Justice, and Regional Equity (Urban and Industrial Environments)

Growing Smarter: Achieving Livable Communities, Environmental Justice, and Regional Equity (Urban and Industrial Environments)

The Quest for Environmental Justice: Human Rights and the Politics of Pollution

The Quest for Environmental Justice: Human Rights and the Politics of Pollution

Faces of Environmental Racism: Confronting Issues of Global Justice (Studies in Social, Political, and Legal Philosophy)

Faces of Environmental Racism: Confronting Issues of Global Justice (Studies in Social, Political, and Legal Philosophy)

Dumping In Dixie: Race, Class, And Environmental Quality, Third Edition

Dumping In Dixie: Race, Class, And Environmental Quality, Third Edition

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Robert Bullard

Professor of Urban Planning and Environmental Policy at Texas Southern University; Environmental Racism and Justice Activist

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Robert Bullard Biography

Robert D. Bullard is often described as the father of environmental justice. He is the former Dean of the Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs at Texas Southern University 2011-2016. Professor Bullard currently is Distinguished Professor of Urban Planning and Environmental Policy.

Prior to coming to TSU he was founding Director of the Environmental Justice Resource Center at Clark Atlanta University. He is an award-winning author of eighteen books that address sustainable development, environmental racism, urban land use, industrial facility siting, community reinvestment, housing, transportation, climate justice, disasters, emergency response, and community resilience, smart growth, and regional equity.

He was featured in the July 2007 CNN People You Should Know, Bullard: Green Issue is Black and White. In 2008, Newsweek named him one of 13 Environmental Leaders of the Century. And that same year, Co-op America honored him with its Building Economic Alternatives Award (BEA). In 2010, The Grio named him one of the “100 Black History Makers in the Making” and Planet Harmony named him one of Ten African American Green Heroes.”

His book, Dumping in Dixie: Race, Class and Environmental Quality, is a standard text in the environmental justice field. Some of his book titles include Just Sustainabilities: Development in an Unequal World, Highway Robbery: Transportation Racism and New Routes to Equity, The Quest for Environmental Justice: Human Rights and the Politics of Pollution, Growing Smarter: Achieving Livable Communities, Environmental Justice, and Regional Equity, and The Black Metropolis in the Twenty-First Century: Race, Power, and the Politics of Place. He is co-author of In the Wake of the Storm: Environment, Disaster and Race After Katrina * and Toxic Wastes and Race at Twenty: 1987-2007*.

His latest books include Race, Place and Environmental Justice After Hurricane Katrina, Environmental Health and Racial Equity in the United States, and The Wrong Complexion for Protection. In 2013, he was honored with the Sierra Club John Muir Award, the first African American to win the award. In 2014, the Sierra Club named its new Environmental Justice Award after Dr. Bullard. In 2015, the Iowa State University Alumni Association named him its Alumni Merit Award recipient—an award also given to George Washington Carver (1894 ISU alum) in 1937. In 2017, the Children Environmental Health Network presented him with the Child Health Advocate Award. And in 2018, the Global Climate Action Summit named Dr. Bullard one of 22 Climate Trailblazers.

Dr. Bullard earned his He received his Ph.D. degree from Iowa State University, and is a proud U.S. Marine Corps veteran.

Robert Bullard Videos

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  • Robert Bullard - The Genesis of Environmental Justice

Robert Bullard Books

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  • How to book Robert Bullard?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Robert Bullard for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Robert Bullard, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Robert Bullard or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Robert Bullard?

    Booking fees for Robert Bullard, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Robert Bullard, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Robert Bullard?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Robert Bullard for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Robert Bullard for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Robert Bullard or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Robert Bullard or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Robert Bullard is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Robert Bullard for your event is available upon request. Robert Bullard generally travels from Houston, TX, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Margaret Lowman, Michael Mann, Andres Oppenheimer, Charles Johnson and Spencer Overton. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Robert Bullard for an upcoming event.

Robert Bullard Speaker Videos

  • Dr. Robert D. Bullard, Keynote Presentation
    Robert Bullard - The Genesis of Environmental Justice

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