William Shutkin is a consultant at Zocalo Community Development, a Denver-based real estate firm that aims to achieve the highest levels of sustainability impact, delivering award-winning mixed-use, mixed-income LEED®-Gold certified projects. With Zocalo, William is spearheading the development of a green, 300-unit mixed-income, mixed-use project on 15 acres in Boulder, Colorado. William is the author of the award-winning book, The Land That Could Be: Environmentalism and Democracy in the Twenty-First Century, and A Republic of Trees: Field Notes on People, Place, and the Planet. He received his AB in history and classics from Brown University and a JD and MA in history from the University of Virginia. He also completed doctoral studies as a Regents Fellow at the University of California Berkeley and graduated from the Executive Program in Business Strategies for Environmental Sustainability at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.