CHE Alumni are friends and colleagues who were involved with the CHE community during their time at UW-Madison and have since graduated. Alumni: If you appear on this list and would like us to update your contact information, please let us know!

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Mitch Aso
History of Science, Medicine and Technology
PhD
Dissertation Title: "Forests without Birds: Science, Environment, and Health in French Colonial Vietnam"
2011

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Sarah Besky
Anthropology
PhD
Dissertation Title: "The Darjeeling Distinction: Changing Agricultural Practice, Regimes of Value, and Visions of Justice"
2012

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Jake Blanc
History
PhD
Dissertation Title: “The Price of Peace: Itaipu and the Meanings of Land and Opposition in Brazil, 1957-1984”
2017

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Peter Boger
Environmental Studies
PhD
Dissertation Title: "The Nature of Celebrity and the Celebrity of Nature: Digital Adaptation and Wildlife Survival in the Age of the Anthropocene"
2015

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Bradley Brewster
Environment and Resources
PhD
Dissertation Title: "Environmental reconstruction in microsociological theory for microsociological reconstruction in environmental sociology"
2011

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Caroline Brock
Environment and Resources
PhD
Dissertation Title: "An Integrated Household Economics Approach to Decision-Making: Dairy System Choice Among Organic, Amish, Graziers and Conventional Farmers in Wisconsin"
2010

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Jack Buchanan
Environment and Resources
PhD
2016

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Gwenola Caradec
French
PhD
Dissertation Title: «Partie prenante»: Environnement et Poétique dans la littérature française et francophone des XX ème et XXI ème siècles.
2012

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Andrew Case
History
PhD
Dissertation Title: "Looking For Organic America: J.I. Rodale, The Rodale Press, and the Popular Culture of Environmentalism"
2012

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Chelsea Cervantes De Blois
Languages and Cultures of Asia
MA/MS
Master's Thesis: "Women and empowerment in Turkey & Azerbaijan : from literary representation to NGO implementation"
2013

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Charles Chang
MA/MS
2010

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Chelsea Chapman

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Liese Dart
Envrionment and Resources
MA/MS
Master's Thesis: "The Tennessee Valley Authority: a study in national defense-1933-1959"
2010

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Kara Dempsey
Geography
PhD
Dissertation Title: “Galicia’s Hurricane: The Politics of Regional Representation and Place Branding"
2011

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Sarah Dimick
English
PhD
Dissertation Title: "Climatic Arrhythmias: Global Warming, Literary Form, and Environmental Time"
2017

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Mike Dockry
Forestry
PhD
2012

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Todd Dresser
History
PhD
Dissertation Title: "Nightmares of rural life : fearing the future in the transition from country life to the family farm, 1890-1960"
2011

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Emily Eggleston
Journalism, Geography
MA/MS
Master's Thesis: "How Japanese American gardeners shaped an internment camp landscape : a soil chemistry and archival analysis"
2012

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Rob Emmett
English
PhD
Dissertation Title: "Writing gardens and cultivating lives in twentieth-century America"
2010

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Jake Fleming
2017

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Kevin Gibbons
Geography
2014

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Jacquelyn Gill
Geography
PhD
Dissertation Title: "The biogeography of biotic upheaval: Novel plant associations and the end- Pleistocene megafaunal extinction"
2012

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Todd Goddard
English
PhD
Dissertation Title: “'A Property in the Horizon’: Placelessness in Nineteenth-Century American Literature and Culture”
2013

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Sarah Groeneveld
English
PhD
2014

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Rachel Gross
History
PhD
2017

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Adrienne Hagen
Classics
PhD
2016

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Micah Hahn
Environment and Resources / Epidemiology
PhD
Dissertation Title: "Land Use and Forest Composition Effects on the Ecology of Vector-borne and Zoonotic Disease"
2013

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Colin Higgins
Public Affairs
MA/MS
2015

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Luke Hingtgen
2012

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Po-Yi Hung
Geography
PhD
2013

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Annabel Ipsen
Sociology
PhD
Dissertation Title: "Navigating Regulatory Regimes when Place Matters: Environmental Governance, Labor, and Power in the Genetically Modified Corn Seed Industry"
2016

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Nathan Jandl
English
PhD
Dissertation Title: "Counter-Love: The Social Dimensions of Environmental Attachment in Twentieth-Century American Literature"
2016

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Tori Jennings
Anthropology
Dissertation Title: "Came an East Wind: An Anthropology of Climate, Landscape, and Marginality in Cornwall, England"
2010

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Russell Knudson
Mechanical Engineering
2013

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James Krueger
Environmental Studies
PhD
Dissertation Title: "Legal Pluralism and its Impact on Sustainability: Land, Forest, and Water Regulation among Miraa Farmers in Kenya"
2017

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Stephen Laubach
Environmental Studies and Science Education
PhD
Dissertation Title: "From civic conservation to the age of ecology: the rise and synthesis of ecological ideas in the American high school science curriculum, 1900-1980"
2013

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Bethany Laursen
Forestry/ Environment and Resources
MA/MS
Master's Thesis: "Sustaining multifunctional landscapes through expertise networks: a case study from southwest Wisconsin, USA"
2013

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Brian Leech
History
PhD
Dissertation Title: "The City that Ate Itself: a Social and Environmental History of Open-Pit Mining in Butte, Montana"
2013

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Cheng Li
2010

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Andrew Mahlstedt
English
PhD
Dissertation Title: "Recognizing the poor: invisibility, immobility, and narrative under globalization"
2012

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Adam Mandelman
Geography
PhD
Dissertation Title: "A place with no edge: organizing nature in the Mississippi River Delta, 1700-2012"
2016

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Nate Millington
Geography
MA/MS
Master's Thesis: "Post - Industrial Imaginaries: Nature, Representation, and Ruin in Detroit, Michigan"
2010

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Joslyn Mink
Environment and Resources
MA/MS
2013

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Nic Mink
History
PhD
Dissertation Title: "The restaurant: food, power, and social change"
2010

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Sarah Mittlefehldt
Forestry / Environment and Resources
PhD
Dissertation Title: “The Tangled Roots of the Appalach ian Trail: A Social and Environmental History”
2008

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Jonathan Munetz
Geography
MA/MS
Master's Thesis: "Between Place: Food Consumption and Spaces of Inclusion and Exclusion in Montpellier, France"
2011

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Catalina Munteanu
Forestry and Wildlife Ecology
PhD
Dissertation Title: "Long-term land use trends and their legacies in the Carpathian Region of Eastern Europe"
2016

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Alex Nading
Anthropology
PhD
Dissertation Title: "Dengue in the landscape : pollution, poverty, and the politics of public health in urban Nicaragua"
2011

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Abigail Neely
Geography
PhD
2011

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Garrett Nelson
Geography
PhD
Dissertation Title: "A Place Altogether: Planning and the Search for Unit Landscapes, 1816–1956"
2016

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Michelle Niemann
English
PhD
Dissertation Title: “Organic Forms: Poetry, Ecology, Food"
2014

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Trish O'Kane
Environment and Resources
PhD
2015

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Alexander Olson
2010

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Anthony Pietsch
History
MA/MS
Master's Thesis: "Mining uncertainty : conflict and consensus in Wisconsin's quest for mining regulation 1968-1981"
2015

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Megan Raby
History of Science, Medicine and Technology
PhD
Dissertation Title: “Making Biology Tropical: American Science in the Caribbean, 1898-1963”
2013

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Alex Rudnick
History/ History of Science
2015

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Sarah Fayen Scarlett
Architectural History
PhD
Dissertation Title: “Everyone’s an Outsider: Landscape, Architecture, and Class in Michigan’s Copper Country”
2013

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Chelsea Schelly
Sociology
PhD
2013

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Emma Schroeder
Geography
2011

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Caitlyn Schuchhardt
2016

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Jenny Seifert
Life Sciences Communication / Environment and Resources
MA/MS
Master's Thesis: "Tending one's patch of creation: a case study in engaging Protestant Christians in environmental stewardship through sense of place"
2011

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Kendra Smith-Howard
History
PhD
2007

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Kaitlin Stack Whitney
Zoology
PhD
2016

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Andrew Stuhl
History of Science, Medicine and Technology
PhD
Dissertation Title: "Empires on Ice: Science, Nature and the Making of the Modern Arctic"
2013

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Heather Swan
English
PhD
2014

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Jesse Oak Taylor
English
PhD
Dissertation Title: "The Sky of Our Manufacture: Literature, Modernity and the London Fog from Charles Dickens to Virginia Woolf"
2010

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Travis Tennessen
Geography
PhD
Dissertation Title: "Trouble in paradise: conflicts over introduced wildlife on Alaska's Kodiac archipelago"
2012

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Noah Theriault
Anthropology
PhD
2013

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Christine Vatovec
Environment and Resources
PhD
2010

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Bo Wang
Anthropology
PhD
Dissertation Title: "Waste and Sacredness: The Nature and Cultural Conceptions of Solid Waste Management in Shangri-La, Tibetan Southwest China"
2017

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Chloe Wardropper
Geography
PhD
Dissertation Title: "Measurement to (im)prove water quality: Environmental performance management in Upper Missippi River Basin water and agricultural policies"
2017

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Hannah Nyala West
History
2012

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Amrys O. Williams
History of Science, Medicine and Technology
PhD
Dissertation Title: "Cultivating Modern America: 4-H Clubs and Rural Development in the Twentieth Century"
2012

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Anna Zeide
History of Science
PhD
Dissertation Title: “In Cans We Trust: Food, Consumers, and Scie ntific Expertise in Twentieth-Century America”
2014

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John Zinda
Sociology and Community & Environmental Sociology
PhD
Dissertation Title: "Organizing Conservation and Development in China: Politics, Institutions, Biodiversity, and Livelihoods"
2013