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nullAt our conference in Washington, DC in March 2015, ASEH presented awards to Philipp Lehmann (pictured here with Julie Cohn of the Rachel Carson Prize committee) for best dissertation; Fasail Hussain (pictured here with journal editor Lisa Brady) for best article; Marty Reuss for the Public Outreach Career Award; and Joel Tarr for the Distinguished Service Award. See awards section of this website for a full list of award recipients.

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other funding

To submit info on funding opportunities related to environmental history, contact

Read about ASEH's environmental history fellowship at the Newberry Library by clicking here.


Massachusetts Historical Society Research Fellowships

The Massachusetts Historical Society will offer more than 3 dozen research fellowships for the academic year 2016-2017, including 2 MHS-NEH Long-term Fellowships made possible by an award from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The MHS has made environmental archives a collecting priority, sponsors the Boston Environmental History Seminar, and hosted the inaugural meeting of the Northeast and Atlantic-Canada Environmental History Forum. In 2015 the NEH stipend, governed by an NEH formula, was $4,200 per month for a minimum of 4 months and a maximum of 12 months. MHS Short-term Fellowships carry a stipend of $2,000 to support 4 or more weeks of research in the Society’s collections. The Boston Athenaeum and the MHS will offer one Suzanne and Caleb Loring Fellowship on the Civil War, its Origins, and Consequences for at least 4 weeks at each institution. This fellowship carries a stipend of $4,000. The Society also participates in the New England Regional Fellowship Consortium of 21 organizations. These grants provide a stipend of $5,000 for 8 or more weeks of research at participating institutions. For more information, please visit, email or phone 617-646-0568. MHS-NEH application deadline: January 15, 2016. New England Regional Fellowship Consortium deadline: February 1, 2016. Suzanne and Caleb Loring Fellowship deadline: February 15, 2016. MHS Short-term Fellowship deadline: March 1, 2016.

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Click here to view tenure-track positions available in environmental history.

Click here to view plenary talk by EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy (from our 2015 conference in Washington, DC).

Click here to view the latest bulletin from the International Consortium of EH Organizations (ICEHO)

Click here to view the new virtual edition of our journal, Environmental History, focusing on environmental justice.

Click here to read President Gregg Mitman's comments from plenary session at Second World Congress of Environmental History, Portugal.

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See Call for Proposals for hosting the environmental history world congress in 2019. Click here for more info.

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