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Nancy Langston, Fellowship Mentor

Professor of Environmental History, Michigan Technological University


Advisee(s): Merlin Chowkwanyun   

Nancy Langston is Professor of Environmental History at the Great Lakes Research Center and Department of Social Sciences of the Michigan Technological University. Langston has been the recipient of fellowships from the Marshall Foundation, the National Science Foundation, the National Humanities Center, the American Philosophical Society, and the American Council of Learned Societies. Her first book won the 1997 Forest History Society Prize for best book in forest and conservation history, and a recent article won the 2009 Leopold-Hidy Prize for best article in Environmental History. In March 2009, she finished her two-year term as President of the American Society for Environmental History. Her most recent book, Toxic Bodies: Hormone Disruptors and the Legacy of DES, explores why the environment has become saturated with synthetic chemicals and the subsequent effects on hormones.


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