Department of History


Human societies shape their environment as much as they are shaped by their environment.  The historians organized in this research cluster explore the manifold interactions between humans and the natural world over time, as well as the changing perception of the natural world in the human mind.


Ruth Mostern
Associate Professor
Patryk Reid
Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Russian and East European Studies
Molly Warsh
Associate Professor
Mari Webel
Assistant Professor