John Vandermeer (U of M Student Activist)
John Vandermeer attended the University of Michigan as a graduate student from 1966 until 1970 studying Biology. He was a participant in the anti-Vietnam War Movement on the University of Michigan campus. Professor Vandermeer was a founding member of the Ann Arbor chapter of Science for Peace, which is a coalition of scientists, engineers, social scientists, and academics who work together in order to promote peace and prosperity worldwide. John Vandermeer later became an activist against the United States wars in Central America. He is now a professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Michigan, a member of the New World Agriculture and Ecology Groups, and is an active participant in the environmental movement.
Interview of John Vandermeer by Chris Haughey and Maria Buczkowski on April 7th, 2015 in Ann Arbor, Michigan.