Teaching Fellow in the Social Sciences (2020–22)
PhD'20 (British history) University of Chicago


Mailing Address

The University of Chicago
Department of History
1126 E. 59th Street
Chicago, IL 60637

Social Science Research Building, room 522 – Office


Research Interests

Economic and environmental history; the Agricultural and Industrial Revolutions; coal transformation and oil acceleration; environmental and energy drivers of colonization and war; applied history; energy and agricultural economics; archival methods; paleography; digital humanities; geographic information systems (GIS).

Dissertation

Beyond the Nitrogen Thesis: Temporal and Spatial Patterns of Brassica Napus Oilseed Design Diversification for Crop Rotation, Soil Pest Suppresion, Livestock Management, and Convertible Husbandry in the British Agricultural Revolution(s), 1715-1830

Fellowships

Research support includes a Bosch Archival Research Fellowship, German Historical Institute (2014), a Smithsonian Institution Graduate Research Fellowship, National Museum of Natural History (2015), a Fornos Fellowship, Population Institute (autumn 2015), a Charles H. Watts Memorial Archival Research Fellowship, John Carter Brown Library (2017), and a Mellow Foundation Social Sciences Dissertation Fellowship (2018–19).

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