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My “Norway Drought” article is featured on NiCHE’s Environmental History Worth Reading! [video]

Big thanks to NiCHE for featuring one of my articles!

By |2015-01-12T11:44:53-08:00January 12th, 2015|Academics, Environment, History, Interact|0 Comments

My 10 favorite articles of 2014 (Part III): Wacken memories, the GTFF strike, and Bush speaks.

Here they are--my top three favorite articles from 2014!

By |2014-12-31T11:45:05-08:00December 31st, 2014|Academics, Climate Change, Heavy Metal, History, Interact, Music, News, Wine|0 Comments

The University of Oregon #GTFF3544 strike explained: It’s really about quality of education. [UPDATED]

Can the educational mission of a major American university really be replaced by "scantrons and podcasts"? The University of Oregon says yes.

By |2014-12-04T12:57:40-08:00December 4th, 2014|Academics, News|8 Comments

Researching “Ten Years of Winter”: A day in my life as a historian.

What do I do all day, what am I looking for, and why do I do it? This post explains the life of a historian.

By |2014-08-30T17:47:25-08:00August 30th, 2014|Academics, History, Life, Spotlight, Ten Years of Winter|28 Comments

The Sage of Monticello looks skyward: Thomas Jefferson’s weather book.

After he returned from Washington, Thomas Jefferson chronicled the environmental history of his plantation in a special book, which very few historians have ever seen.