American environmental studies.
Teaches courses on environmental issues, environmental history, sustainable farming and forestry, and early American culture. Primary research interests include the history and the prospects of human engagement with the land, especially in New England
Brandeis University, Ph.D.
Brandeis University, M.A.
Brandeis University, B.A.
Awards and Honors
American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship (2011)
American Society for Environmental History George Perkins March Prize for the book "The Great Meadow" (2005)
Harvard Forest Charles Bullard Fellowship (2005)
New England Historical Association Book Award for "The Great Meadow" (2005)
Theodore Saloutos Prize, Agricultural History Society for the book "The Great Meadow" (2005)
Choice Outstanding Academic Title (The Great Meadow) (2004)
Best book "advancing the understanding of New England landscape and material culture" from the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities (2000 - 2001)
Marver and Sheva Bernstein Faculty Fellowship (2000 - 2001)
Choice Oustanding Academic Book (Reclaiming the Commons: Commumity and Forests in a New England Town) (1999)
National Endowment for Humanities Independent Scholar (1997 - 1998)
Watson Fellowship (1982 - 1983)
|AMST||30b||American Environmental History|
|AMST||104b||Boston and Its Suburbs: Environment and History|
|AMST||104bj||Boston and Its Suburbs: Environment and History|
|AMST||105a||The Eastern Forest: Paleoecology to Policy|
|AMST||106b||Food and Farming in America|
|ENVS||100e||GIS and Field Methods: The New England Landscape|
|ENVS||100ej||GIS and Field Methods: The New England Landscape|