We all know that without water there is no life. Sadly, there are many water challenges that are facing our communities. These challenges impact our region, and even the world. How can we care for this most precious part of our ecological community? On Sunday, Dr. Davies will explore these challenges and look at what experts are telling us about the future of water here on earth.
Mark Davies is the Oklahoma State Humanities Scholar for the Smithsonian Institute Museum on Main Street Water/Ways exhibit. He is also the Wimberly Professor of Social and Ecological Ethics; Director of the World House Institute for Social and Ecological Responsibility; and Executive Director of the Leadership. Education, and Development Hub North America for the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry at Oklahoma City University where he has worked in both teaching and administration for 22 years. He is a United Methodist minister and holds a Ph.D. in Social Ethics, from Boston University.
Mark engages in advocacy and activism in the areas of peace, social justice, and ecological sustainability. Locally this is expressed through his work with the Human Community Network, which works to create non-violent systemic change for a just and flourishing human and ecological community through collaboration, education, innovation, and action.
He and his wife Kristin live in Edmond, OK and they have two teenage daughters.