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ANDREW STUHL

Associate Professor of Environmental Humanities


Bucknell University • Department of Environmental Studies and Sciences
301 S. 19th St • Lewisburg, PA • 17837
(608) 520-3660 • andrewstuhl@gmail.com • www.andrewstuhl.com

Areas of Specialization
North American environmental history; Arctic/Polar/Northern studies; history of science and travel;
history of colonial science; history of science in 20th century; environmental humanities; digital
scholarship; public scholarship; experiential learning; community-based research and teaching

Education
Ph.D. 2013 History of Science, Medicine, and Technology
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Minor: Sustainability and the Global Environment

M.A. 2010 History of Science, Medicine, and Technology


University of Wisconsin-Madison

M.S. 2007 Environment and Resources, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison

B.S. 2003 Biology


Salisbury University (Salisbury, Maryland)

Honors and Awards


2019 Bucknell Humanities Center Programming Fellow (2019-2021)
2019 Unfreezing the Arctic Shortlisted for Philip J. Pauly Book Prize
2017 Young Scholars Prize, International Union for History of Philosophy of Science & Technology
2016 Visiting Fulbright Research Chair in North American Integration (Carleton University, Ottawa)
2014 Rachel Carson Prize for Best Dissertation, American Society for Environmental History

Peer-Reviewed Publications
Books
Andrew Stuhl, Unfreezing the Arctic: Science, Colonialism, and the Transformation of Inuit Lands,
(Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2016).

Articles
Andrew Stuhl, “Histories for the Future: Rural Perspectives on Climate Change, Cooperative Research,
and Environmental Justice,” in “Critical Perspectives on Usable Climate Science,” edited by
Deborah Coen and Adam Sobel, special issue, Climatic Change (forthcoming).

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Peer-Reviewed Publications (cont.)
Stephen Alexander, Kristal Jones, et. al., “Qualitative data sharing and synthesis for sustainability
science,” Nature Sustainability vol 3 (February 2020), 81-88.

Pey-Yi Chu and Andrew Stuhl “Reorienting World Environmental History: Pedagogy and
Scholarship on Cold Places,” Environment and History, vol 23, no 4 (November 2017), 601-616.

Articles (cont.)
Andrew Stuhl, “Cold Places: Movement, Knowledge, Time,” Journal of Environmental Studies and
Sciences (2016), vol 6, 779-782.

Andrew Stuhl, “The politics of the ‘New North’: Putting history and geography at stake in Arctic
futures,” The Polar Journal, 3:1 (2013): 94-119.

Book Chapters
Andrew Stuhl, “Science and Indigenous Knowledge in Land Claims Settlements: Negotiating the
Inuvialuit Final Agreement, 1977-1978,” in Stephen Bocking and Daniel Heidt, eds., Cold
Science: Environmental Knowledge in the North American Arctic During the Cold War,
(Routledge Press, 2019).

Andrew Stuhl, “’For Canada and for Science’: Transnational Modernity and the Report of the
Canadian Arctic Expedition 1913-1918,” in Edward Jones-Imhotep and Tina Adcock, eds., Made
Modern: Science and Technology in Canadian History, (University of British Columbia Press,
2018), 279-304.

Andrew Stuhl, “The Experimental State of Nature: Science and the Canadian Reindeer Project in the
Interwar North,” in Stephen Bocking and Brad Martin, eds., Ice Blink: Navigating Northern
Environmental History, (Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 2017), 63-102.

Andrew Stuhl, “The Disappearing Arctic? Scientific Narrative, Environmental Crisis, and the Ghosts
of Colonial History,” in Anna Westerstahl Stenport, Lill-Ann Körber, and Scott MacKenzie, eds.
Arctic Environmental Modernities: From the Age of Polar Exploration to the Era of the
Anthropocene (Palgrave-MacMillan Press, 2017), 21-42.

Non Peer-Reviewed Publications


Book reviews
Andrew Stuhl, “Writing History as if the Future Depends on It,” in Roundtable Review of Unfreezing
the Arctic: Science, Colonialism and the Transformation of Inuit Lands, H-Environment
Roundtable Review vol 9, no 1 (2019), 30-37. available at https://networks.h-
net.org/system/files/contributed-files/env-roundtable-9-1.pdf

Andrew Stuhl, “Review: Battleground Alaska: Fighting Federal Power in America’s Last
Wilderness by Stephen Haycox,” Pacific Historical Review, vol 87 no. 1 (Winter 2018), 226-227.

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Non Peer-Reviewed Publications (cont.)
Book reviews (cont.)
Andrew Stuhl, “Review of Northscapes: History, Technology, and the Making of Northern
Environments” Environmental History 19, 4 (2014): 760-761.

Dadit Hidayat and Andrew Stuhl, “Review of Environmental Change and Globalization: Double
Exposures,” Environmental Science and Policy, vol 13, no 1 (Feb 2010), 86-87.

Andrew Stuhl, “Remaking the Large Lakes: A Review of The Industrial Transformation of
Subarctic Canada, H-Canada, H-Net Reviews. November, 2010.
<http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=31539>

Andrew Stuhl, “Review of Graeme Wynn, Canada and Arctic North America: An Environmental
History,” Northern Review 31 (Fall, 2009).

Encyclopedia entries
Andrew Stuhl, “Chesapeake Bay,” an entry in Encyclopedia of American Environmental History,
Kathleen Brosnan, ed., (Facts on File, 2010).

Web content
Andrew Stuhl, “Activism and Our Day Jobs,” blog post for Network in Canadian History and
Environment, 18 February 2020, https://niche-canada.org/2020/02/18/activism-and-our-day-
jobs/

Andrew Stuhl, “Are Cold Places, by Nature, Exemplars of Environmental History,” blog post for
Whitehorsepress, 26 September 2017, https://whitehorsepress.blog/2017/09/26/are-cold-
places-by-nature-exemplars-of-environmental-history/

Andrew Stuhl, “The Polar is Dead, Long Live the Polar Bear!” commentary for The Arctic Institute, 22
August 2017, https://www.thearcticinstitute.org/polar-bear-dead-long-live-polar-bear/

Andrew Stuhl, “A wiser Wisconsin Idea: Rethinking scholarly service through the lens of climate
justice,” In Common Magazine, (Spring 2017), https://nelson.wisc.edu/news/in-
common/spring2017/story.php?s=1533

Andrew Stuhl, Bruce Uviluq, Anna Logie, and Derek Rasmussen, “Modern Treaties in Canada: A Call
for Engaged, Collaborative Historical Research,” blog post for Activehistory.ca, 27 September
2016, http://activehistory.ca/2016/09/modern-treaties-in-canada-a-call-for-engaged-
collaborative-historical-research/

Andrew Stuhl, “On Teaching Global Environmental History with Places & Events,” blog post for
AntSpiderBee, 16 September 2015, http://www.antspiderbee.net/2015/09/16/on-teaching-
global-environmental-history-with-places-events/.

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Non Peer-Reviewed Publications (cont.)
Web content (cont.)
Andrew Stuhl, “Why Our Students Should Debate Climate Change,” blog post for Edge Effects, 16
April 2015, http://edgeeffects.net/teaching-climate-change/.

Andrew Stuhl, “Wikipedia and Student Writing,” blog post for Wiki Education Foundation, 14
October 2014, https://wikiedu.org/blog/2014/10/14/wikipedia-student-writing/.

Andrew Stuhl, “Commemorating the Unprecedented: Canada, the Arctic Council, and the History of
the Present,” blog post for www.ActiveHistory.Ca, 15 May 2013.
http://activehistory.ca/2013/05/commemorating-the-unprecedented/

Andrew Stuhl, Dadit Hidayat, and Minhye Park, “SustainAbilities: Tools and Training for
Interdisciplinary Research on the Environment,” Spring 2010.
http://wwwtest.sustainabilities.wisc.edu/

Newspaper articles
“Planning for Earth’s Future on Earth Day,” The Daily Item, 21 April 2019

“Over the threshold: The early years of the Inuvik Research Laboratory,” in 50th Anniversary: Inuvik
Research Laboratory, Celebrating 50 Years of Research, 1964-2014, a special insert into the
October edition of News North newspaper, published by the Western Arctic Research Centre,
the South Slave Research Centre, and the North Slave Research Centre.

Reports
Jones, K., Alexander, S.M., et al. (2018). Qualitative data sharing and re-use for socio-environmental
systems research: A synthesis of opportunities, challenges, resources and approaches. SESYNC
White Paper. DOI: 10.13016/M2WH2DG59

Andrew Stuhl, Reed Leong, and Megan Martzolff, “BVRA Feasibility Report: Greening Lewisburg,” a
feasibility study of solar panel installations at the Lewisburg Community Pool, August 2017.

Exhibitions
The Call of Things, Art Mur Gallery (Montreal, QC), contributor. Available online at:
https://www.thecallofthings.net/

Recent Conference Presentations


“Climate Science for Urban versus Rural Communities,” Usable Climate Science and the
Uses of History Interdisciplinary Workshop, Yale University, November 2019.

“Digital Text Analysis and the Study of Ignorance: Drilling for Arctic Oil in the 1970s,”
Bucknell Digital Scholarship Conference, October 2019.

Andrew Stuhl and Bethany Fitch, ”Agnes Revisited: The History and Legacies of Tropical Storm Agnes
1972,” Poster Presentation, Susquehanna River Symposium, Bucknell University, October 2019
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Recent Conference Presentations (cont.)
Andrew Stuhl, Nancy Langston, Megan Raby, and Adam Sowards, “Digital Pedagogy Workshop,”
American Society for Environmental History, March 2018.

“In the Wake of the Whalers: American Intermediaries on the Arctic Edges of the
Pacific World, 1880-1940,” History of Science Society Annual Meeting, November 2017.
Invited.
“Public Scholarship and the Environmental Humanities: Lessons from Working In and
On the Postcolonial Arctic,” Center for Culture, History, and Environment at the University of
Wisconsin-Madison’s CHE@10 Workshop, October 2017. Invited.

Discussant at “Contested Lands: Territory, Resources, and Identity in Contemporary


Canada,” symposium hosted by Princeton-Mellon Initiative in Architecture, Urbanism, and the
Humanities and the Program in Canadian Studies, Princeton University, 30 September 2017.

“Book Discussion: Polar Science and Polar History,” Consortium for the History of
Science, Technology, and Medicine, Earth and Environment Working Group, 3 May 2017.

“Environmental Assessment, Environmental Control: Inuit, Federal Governments, and


the Epistemic Spaces of Arctic Offshore Oil Development,” History of Science Society Annual
Meeting, November 2016.

“The ‘Offshore’ as an Oil Frontier and State of Information Control: The Beaufort Sea in
the 1970s,” Cold Science: Arctic Science in North America during the Cold War, 1945-1991,
Trent University, 29-30 April 2016.

“The Ties that Bind: Community-Based Research in the Canadian Arctic,” Association of
International Education Administrators, 22 February 2016. Invited.

Recent Public Lectures and Public Events


“Stories on Tap: Flooding,” Bucknell Humanities Center, Bucknell University, October 2020.
An online, public story-sharing event featuring more than 90 members of the campus and off-
campus community.

“Learning to Live with Floods: Histories, Change, Remembrance, Resilience,” Bucknell Humanities
Center, Bucknell University, September 2020.

“Histories for the Future: Storytelling, Collective Action, and Environmental Education,” Keynote at
Chesapeake Bay Foundation Education Department Retreat, February 2020.

“The Study of Ignorance and Macroanalysis: Drilling for Arctic Oil in the 1970s,” New
York History of Science Lecture Series, NYU, December 2019.

“Histories for the Future: Local Stories, Global Connections,” Lewisburg Sunset Rotary
Club, Lewisburg, PA, September 2019.

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Recent Public Lectures and Public Events (cont.)
“Surprise: How Unexpected Results Shaped my Research Career,” Keynote lecture at
Susquehanna Valley Undergraduate Research Symposium, Lewisburg, PA, July 2019.

“Unfreezing the Arctic,” a presentation for the Union County Public Library, 10 July
2017.

“Unfreezing the Arctic: The Place of History in the Social Response to Global Climate
Change,” Dickinson College, Earth Issues Series, 16 February 2017.

“Unfreezing the Arctic: The Place of History in the Social Response to Global Climate
Change,” University at Albany, Department of History and Department of Atmospheric and
Environmental Sciences, September 2016.

“The History, Science, and Politics of Environmental Impact Assessment in the Arctic,”
Fulbright Canada Arctic Visiting Chairs Symposium, 26 January 2016.

Awards and Grant Proposals


“Knowledge and Ignorance in the Opening of an Arctic Offshore Oil Frontier, 1969-1977,” Bucknell
International Research Travel Grant, Spring 2019, $2,040.00.

“Learning to Live with Floods: Histories, Change, Remembrance, & Resilience,” Bucknell Humanities
Center Programming Fellow, Humanities Center Programming Fellow, Spring 2019.

“Knowledge and Ignorance in the Opening of an Arctic Offshore Oil Frontier, 1969-1977,” National
Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend, September 2018. Not funded.

“Documenting Offshore Oil Development: Investigating ‘Social License’ through Inuit, Corporate, and
Governmental Perspectives on the North American Arctic’s First Offshore Oil Well (1973-
1977),” L&IT Summer Research Project, Spring 2018. $500.

“Documenting Offshore Oil Development: Digitizing, Organizing, and Analyzing Archival Materials
relating to the First Offshore Oil Well in the North American Arctic, 1972-1976,” L&IT Summer
Research Project, Spring 2017. $500.

“Greening Lewisburg,” RBC-Fulbright Canada Eco-Leadership Program, Winter 2017. $4000.

“Modern Treaties, Arctic Science, and the Social Response to Climate Change in the North,”
Fulbright Scholar Program. Submitted Aug. 1, 2014. PI. $25,000. Funded in full.

“Impacts in an Unbuilt Environment: Pipeline Proposals and Environmental Science in the Inuvialuit
Settlement Region, 1970-2010,” National Science Foundation, Arctic Social Sciences program.
Revised version of “Unfreezing Arctic Assets?” proposal from Dec 13, 2013. Submitted Dec. 18
2014. $178,280. Not funded. Ranked as “Competitive.”

“Unfreezing Arctic Assets? The Political Economy of Science in the Quest for Arctic Oil, 1974-
Present.” American Philosophical Society. Dec. 2, 2013. $6,000. Funded for $6,000. May 2014-
Aug 2014.

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Awards and Grant Proposals (cont.)
“Environmental Humanities Reading Group.” Dean’s Fund. Oct. 7, 2013. $1,000. Funded. Jan-April,
2014.

“Cold Places in Scientific and Popular Culture.” Gladys Brooks Fund. Sep. 10, 2013. $2,750. Funded.

University Service (selected)


College of Arts and Sciences Curriculum Committee AY ’18-’19; Fall 2020
Strategic Planning Group, Outdoor Education and Leadership Summer – Fall 2017
Participant, BuckWild Pre-Orientation 2014 - present
Environmental Studies Steering Committee Aug 2013 – present
Library and IT Representative, ENST Program Oct 2013 – present
Co-coordinator, Environmental Humanities Group Jan 2014 – present
Mentor, GenFirst@BU Aug 2015 – present
Committee on Library and Information Resources Aug 2017 – present
Committee on Campus and Student Life Aug ‘16 – Fall ‘17 (Co-chair, Fall ’17)

Professional Service
Reviewer for Journal of Northern Studies, The Polar Journal, Terrae Incognita, Arctic
Advisory Board member, Scientia Canadensis
History of Science Society Earth and Environment Forum Coordinating Committee, 2017-present
Rachel Carson Prize Committee, 2014-2016 (Chair in 2016)
Member, Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences
Member, History of Science Society
Member, American Society for Environmental History

Jan. 2021

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