Publications

January 25, 2023
Harvey Weiss, Professor of Near Eastern Archaeology in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations and Anthropology and the Environment, has published “Pyramid building and...
January 5, 2023
Alan Mikhail, the Chace Family Professor of History, has published an article in the Autumn 2022 issue of Critical Inquiry titled “What the World Says: The Ottoman Empire,...
November 22, 2022
Edward S. Cooke, Jr.,  the Charles F. Montgomery Professor of American Decorative Arts, has published Global Objects: Toward a Connected Art History with Princeton University...
October 7, 2022
A study involving affiliates of the Yale Environmental Humanities Program assessed the consequences of land displacement and forced migration on present-day Native American...
October 4, 2022
Ivano Dal Prete’s new book, On the Edge of Eternity: The Antiquity of the Earth in Medieval and Early Modern Europe (Oxford University Press, 2022), radically revises...
July 15, 2022
In a Washington Post article, Deborah Coen, Professor and Chair of the History of Science & Medicine Program at Yale, observed that European nations found themselves at a...
May 2, 2022
Sea and Land: An Environmental History of the Caribbean Philip J. Morgan, John R. McNeill, Matthew Mulcahy, and Stuart B. Schwartz Oxford University Press, 2022 Sea and Land ...
March 11, 2022
A group of four students and faculty affiliated with the Environmental Humanities program have published an article on the global bushmeat trade in relation to public health...
February 23, 2022
This book asks an age-old question about the relationship between human consciousness and the environment: How do we think about our own thoughts and actions? How can we...
February 7, 2022
Kristy M. Ferraro, a PhD candidate at Yale School of the environment and graduate student in the Environmental Humanities Certificate Program, has co-authored two recent...
December 10, 2021
In African Ecomedia, Cajetan Iheka examines the ecological footprint of media in Africa alongside the representation of environmental issues in visual culture. Iheka shows...
November 9, 2021
Climate change over the past thousands of years is undeniable, but debate has arisen about its impact on past human societies.  This book explores the link between climate...
October 21, 2021
A group of scholars including Justin Farrell (Assistant Professor of Sociology, Yale School of the Environment), Paul Burow (PhD candidate in Anthropology and School of the...
Public Citizens Cover
August 10, 2021
In the 1960s and 1970s, an insurgent attack on traditional liberalism took shape in America. It was built on new ideals of citizen advocacy and the public interest....
July 13, 2021
Mark E. Frank, ”Frontier atmosphere: observation and regret at Chinese weather stations in Tibet, 1939–1949”, The British Journal for the History of Science 54:3 (September...
March 3, 2020
Billionaire Wilderness takes you inside the exclusive world of the ultra-wealthy, showing how today’s richest people are using the natural environment to solve the...
December 3, 2019
In just three decades at the end of the nineteenth century, the heart of Africa was utterly transformed. Virtually closed to outsiders for centuries, by the early 1900s the...
November 13, 2019
Paper Abstract: Northern Iraq was the political and economic center of the Neo-Assyrian Empire (c. 912 to 609 BCE)—the largest and most powerful empire of its time. After...