Kirk Robinson is the founder and executive director of the Western Wildlife Conservancy, a non-profit wildlife conservation organization. He lives in Salt Lake City, Utah. Prior to founding Western Wildlife Conservancy, Kirk earned a Ph.D. in philosophy and taught courses at universities in Montana and Utah for 15 years. He also has a J.D. with a certificate in natural resource law. His favorite activities are exploring the wildlands and rivers of the American West and playing acoustic guitar.