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Ecologist Eric Strauss | Meeting the Minds

He aims to balance people with nature

Eric Strauss has had many jobs, from motorcycle mechanic to policeman. Now he directs environmental studies at Boston College and helps turn city kids on to science. Eric Strauss has had many jobs, from motorcycle mechanic to policeman. Now he directs environmental studies at Boston College and helps turn city kids on to science. (DINA RUDICK/GLOBE STAFF)
By Andrew Rimas
Globe Correspondent / December 18, 2006

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The words "university professor" and "motorcycle mechanic" don't often appear in the same resume. Clearly, Eric Strauss, director of Boston College's Environmental Studies Program, took a roundabout path to climbing the ivory tower. (Full article: 606 words)

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