About Glen

Glen Sproul dit MacDonald FRSC is the Endowed Chair of California and the West (formerly called the John Muir Memorial Chair) and Distinguished Professor of Geography at UCLA. He is Director of the UC White Mountain Research Center and Chair of UCLA Canadian Studies. LEARN MORE

Current Projects

Current research projects extend from studies of climate change, drought and fire in California to research on linkages between environment and human history in Scotland. Glen is also involved in genetic genealogical research. LEARN MORE

News & Events

Glen often appears in the print and broadcast media. He frequently provides public lectures on climate change, drought, fire, and sea-level rise. He also organizes the semi-annual UCLA Muir Symposia. LEARN MORE

  • Environmental Consulting
  • Public Speaking
  • Commissioned Articles for General Audiences

The power of imagination makes us infinite.

John Muir