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Grey Towers Scholar-in-Residence Fellowship

With generous support from the USDA Forest Service, Grey Towers National Historic Site and the Grey Towers Heritage Association welcome applications for a one- to four-week writing retreat and residency at Grey Towers National Historic Site in Milford, PA.Fellows reside at Gifford Pinchot’s ancestral home, immersing themselves in the place that inspired Pinchot to write, legislate and work tirelessly on behalf of forest conservation.

Who can apply: Professional historians or graduate students with a research project regarding the Pinchot family, the US Forest Service, or conservation history.

Program provides:

  • Single payment from $1500 - $3000 for travel expenses and per diem
  • Lodging in the mansion’s gate or farmhouse
  • Opportunities for scholar to give presentations of their work at the conference center

How to apply: Please email a copy of your CV plus a two-page description of your project, including progress to date, to Dr. Lincoln Bramwell at

Winter Residency (Nov-Feb) Deadline September 15, 2019

Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Environmental History - MIT

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s History Section seeks to appoint a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor in the field of environmental history effective July 1, 2020. Candidates working on any time period and area of the world are invited to apply.

A successful candidate must have received a Ph.D. or expect to do so by September 1, 2020. Applicants at the dissertation stage should be in a position to share a complete draft of the dissertation by November 1, 2019. 

To apply, please submit a cover letter, c.v., and a statement outlining current research interests (of no more than two single-spaced pages) by October 1, 2019.  The search committee expects to conduct first-round interviews through a videoconferencing platform.    

Applications should be submitted through the interfolio website:  Please do not send material by email.

For technical issues, please contact Interfolio staff (877-997-8807) or Other questions can be directed to Kathleen Lopes:

Deadline - October 1, 2019

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news and events
Click here for the Call for Papers for ASEH 2020 in Ottawa. Submission deadline EXTENDED to July 26, 2019.
Click here to read ASEH comment regarding the Department of Interior's Request for Records Disposition Authority to NARA

Click here for information on ASEH's 2019 conference. Join us in Columbus!

Click here to read about how environmental history is "the field with the largest proportional expansion" in the last 40 years.

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

Are you an ASEH member interested in hosting our annual conference? Click here for more info.

conference sponsors

NIpissing University is hosting ASEH's 2020 conference in Ottawa, Canada.

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With generous support from the Canada Research Chairs

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and Ingenium - Canada's Museums of Science and Innovation

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