Lecturer, STSC

Program Coordinator and Fellow-In-Residence, Consortium for History of Science, Technology and Medicine


Ph.D. Temple University
B.A. Columbia University
B.A. Jewish Theological Seminary

Selected Work

2017 Andrew C. Isenberg and Lawrence H. Kessler, “Settler Colonialism and the Environmental History of the American West,” Journal of the West 56, no. 4 (Fall 2017): 57-66 
2017 “Entomology and Empire: Settler Colonial Science and the Campaign for Hawaiian Annexation” Environment & Society Portal, Arcadia Spring 2017, no. 8. Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society. http://www.environmentandsociety.org/node/7747 
2017 “After the Plantations: The Past and Future of Agriculture in Hawaiʻi,” Solutions Journal 8, no. 1 (January 2017): 85-90 
2015 “A Plantation upon a Hill; Or, Sugar without Rum: Hawaiʻi’s Missionaries and the Founding of the Hawaiian Sugarcane Plantation System,” Pacific Historical Review 84, no. 2 (Spring 2015): 129-162

Courses Taught

STSC 207 Planting Empire

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