Jenny Price is a public writer, artist, and historian focusing on US environmental topics. She has written generally about urban nature, environmentalism, and Los Angeles, and about urban river revitalization and public beach access. She has a PhD from Yale University, and has taught at University of California, Los Angeles, University of Southern California, and Antioch-Los Angeles; has been a Guggenheim fellow and National Endowment for the Humanities fellow; was the Anschutz Distinguished Fellow in American Studies at Princeton University in Fall 2011; and is a Research Scholar at the UCLA Center for the Study of Women. With the LA Urban Rangers art collective, she has conducted such projects as Downtown LA Trail System and Public Access 101: Malibu Public Beaches. In 2013, she designed an alternative nature trail for Laumeier Sculpture Park in her hometown St. Louis. With her new collective Project 51, she is creating Play the LA River, to encourage Angelenos to engage and reimagine the River that has been central to the city's past, present, and future. In 2014, she will return to Princeton as the Barron Visiting Professor in the Environment and the Humanities.