Joyce Chaplin

Joyce Chaplin

James Duncan Phillips Professor of Early American History
Joyce Chaplin.

Research Interests

Early American history; history of science; intellectual history; environmental history.

Related Publications

The New Worlds of Thomas Robert Malthus: Rereading the Principle of Population (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2016), Alison Bashford co-author

Ogres and Omnivores: Early American Historians and Climate History. (In William and Mary Quarterly. 72 :25-32, 2015)

Round about the Earth: Circumnavigation from Magellan to Orbit. (Fall 2012)

The Secret Lives of Plants. (In Environmental History, Vol. 10, 2005)

Subject Matter: Technology, the Body, and Science on the Anglo-American Frontier, 1500-1676. (2001)

An Anxious Pursuit: Agricultural Innovation and Modernity in the Lower South, 1730-1815. (1993)

Environmental Courses


Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History

Faculty Department


Contact Information

Robinson Hall 122, 35 Quincy Street

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