Positions

Research Areas research areas

Publications

Academic Article

Year Title
2017 Varmints and Victims: Predator Control in the American West.American Historical Review.  122:1626-1628. 2017
2011 War and the Environment: Military Destruction in the Modern Age.Environmental History Environmental History Review.  16:163-164. 2011
2010 The Game of Conservation: International Treaties to Protect the World's Migratory Animals.American Historical Review.  115:1453-1454. 2010
2008 IntroductionDiplomatic History.  32:517-518. 2008
2006 Do (not) feed the bears: The fitful history of wildlife and tourists in Yellowstone.American Historical Review.  111:1561-1562. 2006
2006 The 1985 Pacific Salmon Treaty: Sharing conservation burdens and benefitsOregon Historical Quarterly.  107:153-155. 2006
2005 Dealing with the dinosaur (and its swamp): Putting the environment in diplomatic historyDiplomatic History.  29:573-587. 2005
2003 Driven wild: How the fight against automobiles launched the modern wilderness movement.American Historical Review.  108:218-218. 2003
2003 In the absence of predators: Conservation and controversy on the Kaibab PlateauJournal of the History of Biology.  36:610-611. 2003
2002 Protecting Ontario's wilderness: A history of changing ideas and preservation politics, 1927-1973.Environmental History Environmental History Review.  7:524-525. 2002
1995 SCIENTISTS, CITIZENS, AND STATESMEN - UNITED-STATES CANADIAN WILDLIFE PROTECTION TREATIES IN THE PROGRESSIVE-ERADiplomatic History.  19:407-429. 1995

Book

Year Title
2013 Whales and Nations Environmental Diplomacy on the High Seas 2013
2010 The Dawn of Conservation Diplomacy U.S.-Canadian Wildlife Protection Treaties in the Progressive Era 2010
2009 City, Country, Empire Landscapes in Environmental History 2009

Chapter

Year Title
2013 National Sovereignty, the International Whaling Commission, and the Save the Whales Movement 2013
2004 Compromising on Conservation: The United States and the Creation of the International Whaling Commission 2004

Teaching Activities

  • Foreign Relations of the US Taught course 2019
  • Research Internship Taught course 2019
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2018
  • Foreign Relations of the US Taught course 2018
  • Research Sem Modern Amer Hist Taught course 2018
  • American Environmental History Taught course 2017
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2017
  • Foreign Relations of the US Taught course 2017
  • History of Modern US Taught course 2017
  • History of Modern US Taught course 2017
  • Independent Study Taught course 2017
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2016
  • Foreign Relations of the US Taught course 2016
  • Research Sem in American Hist Taught course 2016
  • Foreign Relations of the US Taught course 2016
  • Dir Read/Early American Hist Taught course 2015
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2015
  • Foreign Relations of the US Taught course 2015
  • Research Sem in American Hist Taught course 2015
  • American Environmental History Taught course 2015
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2014
  • Dir Read/Early American Hist Taught course 2014
  • Foreign Relations of the US Taught course 2014
  • Education And Training

  • B.A. Biology, Cornell University
  • B.A. History, Cornell University
  • M.A. History, Northwestern University
  • Ph.D. History, Yale University
  • Full Name

  • Kurk Dorsey