Dr. Read taught statistics at Southern Methodist University in Dallas beginning in 1969. In the conservation field, he served as Vice President for Conservation with the Dallas Audubon Society and on the boards of the Texas Conservation Alliance and the Natural Areas Preservation Association. Dr. Read took a particular interest in the role of Creation and stewardship in religion, by serving as Area Coordinator for World Wildlife Fund’s Network on Conservation and Religion as well as by starting the Dallas Area Network on Religion and Conservation. Dr. Read was also concerned about the effects of globalization on the world environment, and took advantage of public opportunities to speak out against the World Trade Organization and the North American Free Trade Association.
Interview InformationOctober 26, 2000