Engage Charles Wohlforth to speak to your group

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Wohlforth conducts an on-stage interview.

Writer and broadcaster Charles Wohlforth is an experienced public speaker who has presented to large and small audiences all over the United States and in Europe. Fees for Wohlforth’s lectures depend on the size of the audience, the nature of the hosting organization (for-profit or non-profit), and the topic and preparation time needed. Get in touch at charleswohlforth@gmail.com to discuss having him speak at your event.

A few of Wohlforth’s many past speaking engagements:


Non-profit Organizations

  • American Museum of Natural History, Hayden Planetarium, New York City
  • Center for Alaska Coastal Studies, Homer, Alaska
  • Griffith Observatory, Los Angeles
  • Inupiat Heritage Center, Barrow, Alaska
  • New Bedford Whaling Museum, New Bedford, Massachusetts
  • MOTE Aquarium, Sarasota, Florida
  • Port Townsend Marine Science Center, Port Townsend, Washington
  • Town Hall Seattle. Seattle, Washington

Colleges and Universities 

  • Cambridge University, Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge, England
  • Dartmouth College, Arctic Institute, Hanover, New Hampshire
  • Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon
  • Princeton University, Environmental Institute, Princeton, New Jersey
  • San Francisco State University, Pacific Rim Voices/The Kiriyama Book Prize, San Francisco, California
  • University of California Los Angeles, Hammer Museum
  • University of Washington Program on the Environment, Seattle, Washington
  • Yale University, Peabody Museum, New Haven, Connecticut

Conferences (non-specialist)

  • Alaska Forum on the Environment, Anchorage, Alaska
  • Aspen Institute Forum on the Environment, Aspen, Colorado
  • Etonnants Voyageurs, festival international du livre et du film, Saint-Malo, France
  • Exploratorium/ECHO Consortium, San Francisco, California
  • National Association of State Treasurers, keynote, Anchorage, Alaska
  • Northwest Public Power Association, Anchorage, Alaska
  • USDA Forest Service/UAA, climate change conference, Anchorage, Alaska
  • World Wildlife Fund, climate camp, Homer, Alaska

Professional and Scientific Organizations 

  • Alaska Historical Society, annual meeting, keynote
  • Alaska Marine Science Symposium, Anchorage, Alaska
  • American Meteorological Association, Annual Meeting keynote, San Diego, California
  • Arctic Research Consortium of the U.S., Annual Meeting keynote, Washington, D.C.
  • Association of Architecture Organizations, Anchorage, Alaska
  • Hatfield Marine Science Center, Newport, Oregon
  • Monterey Institute of International Studies, International Environmental Policy Program, Monterey, California
  • National Park Service, interpreter training, Kenai Fjords National Park
  • Pacific Rim Conference on Literature and Rhetoric, University of Alaska Anchorage, keynote