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Gregg Mitman

Title: Vilas Research and William Coleman Professor of History of Science, Medical
 History, and Environmental Studies

Interests: History of ecology; environment and health, 20th-century life sciences;
 science in America; science and film.

Email:gmitman@med.wisc.edu
Phone:(608) 262-9140
Fax:(608) 265-0486
Website:gmitman.com

Office:Room 1415, Medical Science Center

Affiliations: History of Science, Science & Technology Studies, The Center for Culture,
 History, and Environment, and Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies

Curriculum Vitae

Gregg Mitman's C.V.

Education

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, History of Science, 1988

M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison, History of Science, 1984

B.Sc., Dalhousie University, Biology, 1981

Books

"Breathing Space: How Allergies Shape Our Lives and Landscapes" book cover image Gregg Mitman, Breathing Space: How Allergies Shape Our Lives and Landscapes (Yale University Press, 2008).

Awarded the William H. Welch Medal by the American Association for the History of Medicine. Winner of a 2008 Outstanding Achievement Award, Wisconsin Library Association. Finalist for the 2007 ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Award in the Environment category.

"Thinking with Animals: New Perspectives on Anthropomorphism" book cover image Lorraine Daston and Gregg Mitman (eds.), Thinking with Animals: New Perspectives on Anthropomorphism (Columbia University Press, 2005).

"Landscapes of Exposure: Knowledge and Illness in Modern Environments (Osiris, Volume 19)" book cover image Gregg Mitman, Michelle Murphy, and Christopher Sellers (eds.), Landscapes of Exposure: Knowledge and Illness in Modern Environments (Osiris, Volume 19) (University of Chicago Press, 2004).

"Reel Nature: America's Romance With Wildlife on Film" book cover image Gregg Mitman, Reel Nature: America's Romance With Wildlife on Film (Harvard University Press, 1999).

Winner of the 2000 Watson Davis and Helen Miles Davis Prize for the History of Science Society.

"The State of Nature: Ecology, Community, and American Social Thought, 1900-1950" book cover image Gregg Mitman, The State of Nature: Ecology, Community, and American Social Thought, 1900-1950 (University of Chicago Press, 1992).

Winner of the 1994 Gustave O. Arlt Award in the Humanities from the Council of Graduate Schools.

Articles

Gregg Mitman and Paul Erickson, "Latex and Blood: Science, Markets, and American Empire," Radical History Review 107 (2010), 45-73.

Gregg Mitman, "Where Ecology, Nature, and Politics Meet: Reclaiming The Death of Nature," Isis 97 (2007), 496–504.

Gregg Mitman, "In Search of Health: Landscape and Disease in American Environmental History," Environmental History 10 (2005), 184–209.

Courses taught

HSci 350 / Envir St 402: Green Screen: Environmental Film in History and Action (Syllabus)
HSci / IES 353: History of Ecology (Syllabus)
HSci / MHB / IES 513: Environment and Health in Global Perspective (Syllabus)
HSci / MHB 919: Ecology and Disease in Historical and Contemporary Perspective (Syllabus)
Env Studies 402 / Comm Arts 469: A Documentary Production Workshop (Syllabus)

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