Selected Publications (click for links)
“Trading with the Enemy? The Flow of Scrap between Britain and Germany from Pre-war Rearmament to Post-war Reconstruction,” Business History, published online 19 June 2020.
A Mighty Capital under Threat:The Environmental History of London, 1800-2000, co-edited with Bill Luckin. The History of the Urban Environment Series. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2020.
Inventing Pollution: Coal, Smoke, and Culture in Britain since 1800. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2006. Chinese edition published in 2016. Second US edition, with a new preface by the author, 2018.
Waste into Weapons: Recycling in Britain during the Second World War (Cambridge University Press, 2015). Shortlisted, 2017 Turku Book Award, Environmental Society for European History and the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society.
Roundtable review of Finn Arne Jørgensen, Making a Green Machine: The Infrastructure of Beverage Container Recycling (New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2011), H-Environment Roundtable Reviews 3, no. 2 (2013).
Modern Britain, environmental history, and the history of science, technology, and medicine.
Upcoming, Current, and Recent Courses
HIST 3001/5001: England and Scotland: Britain’s Layered Pasts (Study Abroad during Spring Break 2020)
HIST 3104: Britain in the Age of Industry and Empire, 1815-1914 (Fall 2019)
HIST 3091: Spies, Sexism, & Surveillance: The Cold War through Film (Summer 2019)
HIST 4001/5001: Sexuality in Modern Europe (Fall 2018)
LBST 2102: Global Connections: The Paradoxical 20th Century (Fall 2019)
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2000.
B.A., Carleton College, 1991.