Distinguished Alumnus Dave Dempsey

Distinguished Alumnus Dave Dempsey

Alumni Information

Distinguished Alumnus

Dave Dempsey (2010-2011)


After receiving a B.A. from our department in 1977, Dave moved on to help shape conservation and Great Lakes policy for more than two decades and is the author and co-author of five conservation books and many an article and blog. He currently serves as Communications Director for Conservation Minnesota, a nonprofit organization in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Mr. Dempsey will be the keynote speaker on March 18, during our annual English Awards and Recognition ceremony.



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