Eric Zencey is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Vermont and a Fellow at the Gund Institute for Ecological Economics. His work is located at the intersection of ecology, history, economics, social theory, political science, and political theory. At the Gund Institute, he is the Coordinator of the Vermont GPI Project, which is compiling an updated Genuine Progress Indicator for Vermont for implementation as an alternative policy and budgeting instrument in the state. Eric is also a visiting lecturer in the Architecture and Urban Planning program at Washington University in St. Louis. His essays have appeared in Orion, The North American Review, Adbusters, and The Chronicle of Higher Education, and on the op-ed pages of New York Times and the International Herald Tribune.