Char Miller is the W. M. Keck Professor of Environmental Analysis and History at Pomona College in Claremont, California. In 2013, he was named a Wig Distinguished Professor at Pomona for teaching excellence, is a Senior Fellow of the Pinchot Institute for Conservation, and a Fellow of the Forest History Society. Professor Miller is the author of Not So Golden State: Sustainability vs. the California Dream; On the Edge: Water, Immigration, and Politics in the Southwest; and San Antonio: A Tricentennial History; co-author of Ogallala: Water for a Dry Land; and editor of Where There's Smoke: The Environmental Science, Public Policy, and Politics of Marijuana. Forthcoming is West Side Rising: How San Antonio's 1921 Flood Devastated a City and Sparked a Latino Environmental Justice Movement. He is a frequent contributor to print, electronic, and social media.