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Nature’s Role in American History: New York as a Case Study

Ted Steinberg
Adeline Barry Devee Distinguished Professor of History and Professor of Law
Case Western University

TED STEINBERG is Adeline Barry Davee Distinguished Professor of History and Professor of Law at Case Western Reserve University. Steinberg has held fellowships from the Michigan Society of Fellows, Guggenheim Foundation, National Endowment for the Humanities, American Council of Learned Societies, and Yale University. He has written six books in the field of environmental history, including Acts of God: The Unnatural History of Natural Disaster in America (2000), Down to Earth: Nature’s Role in American History (2002), and Gotham Unbound: The Ecological History of Greater New York (2014).