Associate Professor
Department of History
The University of California at Davis

            Research Interests:

            Environmental History;  Colonialism;  Political Ecology; 
            Pastoral Societies and Arid Lands;  Middle East and North Africa;
         Environmental Change and Public Health;  Ethnoveterinary Medicine

             Curriculum Vitae (click here)


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                  Marsh Prize & Meridian Award                                   Drylands Maps (from the book)


Undergraduate Courses:

 HIS 108:  Global Environmental History (Fall 2013 Description)

HIS 109B:  Environmental Change, Disease and Public Health (Fall 2015 Description)
Note: 108 is not a prerequisite for 109B!

 HIS 193C:  The Middle East Environment

Graduate Courses:

GEO 260:  Global Political Ecology (Winter 2015 Description)

GEO 200AN:  Geographic Concepts: Histories of Geographic Thought (Fall 2015 Description)

HIS 201X:  Global Environmental History: Critical Perspectives

HIS 201X:  Empires of Nature: Imperialism and the Natural World in Africa and Asia

HIS 201X:  Nature and Culture: Environmental History & Social Theory


Middle East and South Asia Program at UCD
American Veterinary Medical History Society (AVMHS)
US Bill of Rights, Constitution, and Declaration of Independence