Mark Carey
Assistant Professor, Department of History
Washington and Lee University


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EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Ph.D. University of California, Davis, 2005

S.V. Ciriacy-Wantrup Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, Berkeley, 2005-2006


TEACHING AND RESEARCH AREAS

Latin American History, Environmental History, History of Science, Climate Change, Natural Disasters, Andean Region


PUBLICATIONS

Book

In the Shadow of Melting Glaciers: Climate Change and Andean Society, Oxford University Press (2010).


Selected Articles and Book Chapters

"Latin American Environmental History: Current Trends, Interdisciplinary Insights, and Future Directions," Environmental History 14, no. 2 (2009): 221-252.

"Beyond Weather: The Culture and Politics of Climate History," forthcoming in the Oxford Handbook of Environmental History, ed., Andrew Isenberg (New York: Oxford University Press).

"The Politics of Place: Inhabiting and Defending Glacier Hazard Zones in Peru's Cordillera Blanca," in Darkening Peaks: Glacier Retreat, Science, and Society, eds. Ben Orlove, Ellen Wiegandt, and Brian Luckman (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2008), 229-240.

"The History of Ice: How Glaciers Became an Endangered Species," Environmental History 12, no. 3 (July 2007): 497-527.

"The Nature of Place: Recent Research on Environment and Society in Latin America," Latin American Research Review 42, no. 3 (2007): 251-264.

"Living and Dying With Glaciers: People's Historical Vulnerability to Avalanches and Outburst Floods in Peru," Global and Planetary Change 47, no. 2-4 (July 2005): 122-134.

"La influencia Mayangna en la historia de la Costa Atlántica nicaragüense," Revista de Historia 14 (2002): 73-88.

Web Site Creation

Glacier Hazards and Society: Online Bibliography and Resources


SELECTED HONORS AND FELLOWSHIPS

Outstanding Faculty Award, State Council of Higher Education for Virginia, 2009

National Science Foundation Grant in the History of Science and Technology, 2008-2009

Social Science Research Council Book Fellowship, 2007-2008

Leopold-Hidy Prize for best article in the journal Environmental History in 2007

Mabelle McLeod Lewis Memorial Fund Dissertation Write-Up Grant, 2004-2005

Social Science Research Council International Dissertation Research Fellowship, 2003-2004

American Meteorological Society History of Science Fellowship, 2003-2004

Fulbright Scholar, Nicaragua, 1998-1999



CONTACT INFORMATION

Office: Baker Hall 214
Phone: (540) 458-8772
Email: careym@wlu.edu
Mailing Address: Department of History, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA 24450