Join us for an intimate brunch with UF's own Pulitzer Prize winning author, Jack Davis!
Jack E. Davis is a professor of history and the Rothman Family Chair in the Humanities at the University of Florida, where he specializes in environmental history and sustainability studies. In 2018, his book The Gulf: The Making of an American Sea won the Pulitzer Prize in history.
Before joining the faculty at UF in 2003, Davis taught at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and Eckerd College, and in 2002 was a Fulbright scholar at the University of Jordan in Amman. Upon joining the faculty at UF, he founded the department’s student journal, Alpata: A Journal of History.
Davis has written for the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Tampa Bay Times, Orion, and other publications. With his former student Leslie Poole (UF PhD 2012), he is currently editing a new edition of Wild Heart of Florida, a collection of personal essays and poems about natural Florida. In 2019, he was one of thirty-two recipients nationwide of an Andrew Carnegie Fellowship, awarded to support the writing of his latest book, “Bird of Paradox: How the Bald Eagle Saved the Soul of America.”
Your ticket includes brunch and a cocktail! Space is very limited! For more details on Jack Davis’s background and to purchase your ticket, please go HERE.