florida gulf past present and futureUF Thompson Earth Systems Institute Faculty Fellow Andrea Dutton will be joining Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jack E. Davis for an event titled, “Florida’s Gulf: Past, Present and Future.”

The free event, hosted by the University of Florida College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the UF Alumni Association, will take place Thursday, March 28, 2019 at the IMAG History and Science Center located at 2000 Cranford Ave. in Fort Myers. The event will begin with a reception at 5:30 p.m., followed by speaker presentations at 6:30 p.m.

Dutton, an associate professor of geology at UF who studies sea-level rise by looking at Earth’s climate in earlier time periods, was recently dubbed one of Rolling Stone magazine’s “25 People Shaping the Future.” Davis, a professor of history at UF won a 2018 Pulitzer prize for his book, “The Gulf: The Making of an American Sea.”

The first 50 guests will receive a signed copy of Davis’ book.

For additional questions, or to RSVP, email: events@clas.ufl.edu

For more information, download the event flyer: Florida’s Gulf — Past, Present and Future