Social Sciences

2021 Mar 01

The Council of Pecans

7:00pm

Location: 

Zoom

As part of the Harvard Arboretum Director's Lecture Series, Robin Wall Kimmerer, SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor of Environmental Biology, founder and director of the Center for Native Peoples and the Environment, and enrolled member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, will address the ecological and cultural losses of the era of Removal.... Read more about The Council of Pecans

2021 Apr 05

STS Circle

12:15pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Zoom

Lisa Messeri, Yale, will present "Technological Terroir: Tracing the Cultivation of 'Tech' in Los Angeles."... Read more about STS Circle

Ling Zhang

Ling Zhang

Ziff Environmental Fellow: 2009-2011
PhD Chinese Studies, University of Cambridge (UK)
Current Position: Associate Professor, Department of History, Boston College

Ling Zhang is a historian studying the environmental and economic history of medieval northern China, with particular emphasis on the environmental problems associated with natural disasters and economic decline in traditional agricultural society.

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Peter Alagona

Peter Alagona

Beagle Environmental Fellow: 2006-2008
PhD History, UCLA, 2006
Current Position: Associate Professor of History & Environmental Studies and Director of the lnterdepartmental PhD Emphasis in Environment and Society, UC-Santa Barbara

Peter Alagona's research focuses on the cultural and political histories of ecology and the related life, environmental, and conservation sciences.... Read more about Peter Alagona

Christopher Jones

Christopher Jones

Ziff Environmental Fellow: 2009-2011
PhD History and Sociology of Science, University of Pennyslvania, 2009
Current Position: Assistant Director of Graduates Studies and Associate Professor, History, Arizona State University

Christopher Jones is a historian interested in the intersections between energy, technology, and the environment.... Read more about Christopher Jones

Daniel Barber

Daniel Barber

Ziff Environmental Fellow: 2010-2012
PhD Architecture, Columbia University
Current Position: Associate Professor and Chair of the Graduate Group in Architecture, School of Design, University of Pennsylvania

Daniel A. Barber is an architectural historian analyzing affinities between the history of architecture and the emergence of environmentalism in the 20th century.... Read more about Daniel Barber

Brian Lander

Brian Lander

Ziff Environmental Fellow: 2015-2017
PhD East Asian Languages and Literatures, Columbia University
Current Position: Assistant Professor of Environment and Society & History, Brown University

Brian Lander employs textual, archaeological and paleoecological sources to study the human impact on the environment in ancient China.... Read more about Brian Lander

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