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Erin Stewart Mauldin

Erin Stewart Mauldin, PhD, is an environmental historian, educator, and author. A native of Tennessee, longtime resident of Birmingham, Alabama, and a recent transplant to Florida, she is an assistant professor in the Department of History at the University of South Florida, St. Petersburg. She is the co-editor of the Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Global Environmental History (2012), and her work has appeared in the Journal of the Civil War Era, Alabama Review, Reviews in American History, the forthcoming Oxford Handbook on Reconstruction, and Bloomsbury History: Theory and Method. Her first monograph, Unredeemed Land: An Environmental History of Civil War and Emancipation in the Cotton South (Oxford University Press, 2018), won the 2019 Wiley-Silver Book Prize. She is currently working a book about the role of industrial pollution in racializing urban spaces in the pre-World War II South.

Ten Things I Can’t Do Without

  1. Time with my family
  2. Happy hours with my colleagues
  3. Works of historical fiction to read during breaks
  4. Sparkling water
  5. Long walks along Tampa Bay
  6. Travel
  7. My husband’s cooking
  8. Time in the classroom with my students
  9. The excitement of finding new and interesting things in archives
  10. Cheese

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