The Invention of Infinite Growth: How Economists Lost Sight of the Natural World. Manuscript in process. Read more here.
Routes of Power: Energy and Modern America (Harvard University Press, 2014). Read more here.
I am principal editor of the H-Environment Roundtable Reviews series, a forum in which three to four colleagues write reviews of recent notable books in the field of environmental history that are posted along with a response from the author. I select the books for review, find suitable reviewers, edit the responses, write an introduction, and disseminate the roundtables.
â€œThe Materiality of Energy.â€ Canadian Journal of History / annals canadiennes dâ€™histoire 53 (3), Winter, 2018: 378-394.
â€œBuilding History Enrollments Through Online Courses for the Professions: Lessons from Teaching the History of Engineering.â€ The History Teacher 51 (4), August, 2018: 549-572.
â€œHow Pipelines Constrict Oil Flows.â€ Limn Issue 10: Chokepoints, January, 2018.
â€œInfrastructure and Democracyâ€ with David Reinecke. Issues in Science and Technology 33 (2), Winter, 2017: 24-30.
â€œPetromyopia: Oil and the Energy Humanities.â€ Humanities 5 (2), June, 2016.
â€œLandscapes of Intensification: Transport and Energy in the U.S. Mid-Atlantic, 1820-1930.â€ Journal of Transport History 35 (2), December, 2014: 236-41.
With Richard F. Hirsh. â€œHistoryâ€™s Contribution to Energy Research and Policy.â€ Energy Research & Social Science 1 (1), March, 2014: 106-11.
â€œThe British Shaping of Americaâ€™s First Fossil Fuel Transition.â€ Rachel Carson Perspectives 5 (2014): 27-34. â€œEnergy (and) Colonialism, Energy (In)Dependence: Africa, Europe, Greenland, North Americaâ€ edited by Clapperton Chakanetsa Mavhunga and Helmuth Trischler.
With Kyoko Sato and Shi-Lin Loh. â€œNarrating Fukushima: Scales of a Nuclear Disaster.â€ East Asian Science, Technology, and Society 7 (4), December, 2013: 601-23.
With Clark Miller and Alastair Iles. â€œThe Social Dimensions of Energy Transitions.â€ Science as Culture 22 (2), June, 2013: 135-48.
â€œBuilding More Just Energy Infrastructure: Lessons From the Past.â€ Science as Culture 22 (2), June, 2013: 157-63.
With Sebastian Pfotenhauer, Kris Saha, and Sheila Jasanoff. â€œLearning from Fukushima.â€ Issues in Science and Technology 28 (3), Spring, 2012: 79-84.
â€œThe Carbon-Consuming Home: Residential Markets and Energy Transitions.â€ Enterprise & Society 12 (4), December, 2011: 790-823. –Â Honorable Mention, 2012 Oxford Journals Article Prize for the best article published in the journal Enterprise & Society in the previous year.
â€œA Landscape of Energy Abundance: Anthracite Coal Canals and the Roots of American Fossil Fuel Dependence, 1820-1860.â€ Environmental History 15 (3), July, 2010: 449-84. –Â Winner, 2011 Joel A. Tarr Envirotech Prize for the best article published in the previous eighteen months in the relationships between technology and environment in history.