Ann Norton Greene

[Ann Norton Greene]
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Associate Director for Undergraduate Studies
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
M.Ed., Lehigh University
B.A., Brown University
Contact Information
Office Address: 
363 Claudia Cohen Hall
Email Address:
Office Hours:
Office Hours: 
MW 10-11 M 1-3 TWR 2-4 (spring 2014)
Teaching Fields: 

Environmental history, technological history, nineteenth century American history and politics, Civil War, Gilded Age and Progressive Era through 1950.
Recent Courses:
Introduction to Environmental History
Animals in Science, Medicine and Technology
Gilded Age and Progressive Era 1865-1930
Politics and Technology in Gilded Age America (see draft syllabus below)

Research Interests: 

Technological change, especially energy transitions, technology and politics, and mobility; environmental history, agricultural history 1860-1960

Selected Publications: 

Horses At Work: Harnessing Power in Industrial America (Harvard University Press, 2008). Winner of 2009 Pioneer America Society Fred B. Kniffen Award for best book; reviewed in the New York Times Book Review, 30 November 2008

“War Horses: Equine Technology in the Civil War, ” in Industrializing Organisms: Introducing Evolutionary History.  Edited by Susan Schrepfer and Philip Scranton.  (Routledge, 2004)

‘The Now-Opprobrious Title of “Horse Doctor”: Veterinarians and Professional Identity in Nineteenth Century America,’ in Healing the Herds: Disease, Livestock Economies, and the Globalization of Veterinary Medicine. Edited by Karen Brown and Daniel Gilfoyle (Ohio University Press, 2010)

"Episcopalians in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era" in This Far by Faith: Tradition and Change in the Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania.  Edited by David Contosta.  (Penn State Press, 2012)

"Wolves in the Wissahickon: Deer, Humans and the Problem of Ecology in an Urban Park" in Nature's Entrepot: Philadelphia's Urban Sphere and Its Environmental Thresholds.  Edited by Brian Black and Michael Chiarrupa (University of Pittsburgh, 2012)

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Healing the Herds
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Curriculum Vitæ: 
STSC 379 syllabus 9.7.doc374.5 KB
HIST231-13C Syllabus Aug.pdf184.3 KB
STSC 279-HIST 320 short syllabus Dec13.pdf39.29 KB