Prof. Thomas Andrews

(Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison; Professor)

Post. Thomas G. Andrews (B.A. summa cum laude from Yale, MA and PhD from University of Wisconsin-Madison) specializes in the social and environmental history of the American West. His first book, Killing for Coal: America's Deadliest Labor War (Harvard University Press, 2008), won six awards, including the Bancroft Prize. His most recent book, Coyote Valley: Deep History in the High Rockies (Harvard University Press, 2015), is an environmental history of the Colorado headwaters region of Rocky Mountain National Park. He is now working on a book on human-animal relationships in U.S. history. He teaches a wide range of courses in environmental history, the history of the U.S. West, and other subjects, and is passionate about educating current and future history teachers. He is a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, a National Endowment for the Humanities Public Scholars Award, and other honors.