I have published a historical monograph on recovery of extinct species and co-edited several academic volumes on environmental and historical topics.

The Medieval Pig

The pig was a common sight in the Middle Ages. They might be eating under an oak tree, or out in a field. They might be in the street, with the swineherd close behind at their heels. They might be dismembered, for sale by a butcher. They might be represented…

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Silver Linings: Clouds in Art & Science

Silver Linings: Clouds in Art and Science is a cross-disciplinary anthology that examines clouds from perspectives that intersect both art and science. Through 27 contributions, readers learn about what clouds can be, not only as water droplets and smoke, but also as dust and data, and how they have been interpreted…

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Recovering Lost Species in the Modern Age: Histories of Longing and Belonging

MIT Press, October 2019 This groundbreaking book brings together environmental history and the history of emotions to examine the motivations behind species conservation actions. In Recovering Lost Species in the Modern Age, Dolly Jørgensen uses the environmental histories of reintroduction, rewilding, and resurrection to view the modern conservation paradigm of the…

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Visions of North in Premodern Europe

Visons of North in Premodern Europe (Brepols, 2018) examines where, who, and what was envisioned as North in the Premodern era. The North has long attracted attention, not simply as a circumpolar geographical location, but also as an ideological space, a place that is ‘made’ through the understanding, imagination, and interactions…

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Northscapes: History, Technology & the Making of Northern Environments, which looks at the making of environments with technologies in the northern reaches of the globe. The idea of North is a multivalent concept. It is geographical, but more than just Arctic; it is both an imagined space and a place of…

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New Natures

New Natures: Joining Environmental History with Science and Technology Studies brings ideas from Science & Technology Studies into environmental histories. New Natures broadens the dialogue between the disciplines of science and technology studies (STS) and environmental history in hopes of deepening and even transforming understandings of human-nature interactions. The volume presents historical…

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