(Andrews, Thomas G - 2015) -- Public Scholar Program uri icon



  • Professor Andrew’s research interests include Western, Native American and environmental history as well as labor history and the scholarship of teaching and learning in history. His first book, Killing for Coal: America’s Deadliest Labor War (Harvard University Press, 2008), won six awards, including the distinguished Bancroft Prize. In Coyote Valley: Deep History in the High Rockies (Harvard University Press, 2015) he provided an environmental history of the Colorado headwaters region of Rocky Mountain National Park. His 2016 NEH Public Scholar Award contributed to his researching and writing of an animals’-eye view of U.S. history since 1400. The forthcoming book explores the human-animal relationship within the context of changes in broader American culture and life.'

year awarded

  • 2015