University of California, San Diego, United States
Micah Muscolino received his B.A. from UC Berkeley (1999) and Ph.D. from Harvard University (2006). He taught at St. Mary’s College of California, Georgetown University, and the University of Oxford before becoming Professor and Paul G. Pickowicz Endowed China in Modern Chinese History at UC San Diego in 2018.
He is the author of _Fishing Wars and Environmental Change in Late Imperial and Modern China_ (2009) and _The Ecology of War in China: Henan Province, the Yellow River, and Beyond, 1938-1950_ (2015). Beyond these book projects, he has published numerous articles on China’s place in global environmental history, maritime connections between Mainland China and Taiwan, energy history, and the history of territorial disputes in the South China Sea. He is currently researching the history of water and soil conservation in Northwest China’s Loess Plateau region from the 1940s to the present.
He has been a member of the School of Historical Studies at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, NJ with funding from a Mellon Fellowship for Assistant Professors and the National Endowment for the Humanities, and an invited Visiting Professor at Harvard University. He has received fellowships and grants from the British Academy, the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation, and the Fulbright Program.
As editor of the “Historical Perspectives on China’s Environment” series for chinadialogue.net, he seeks to make academic research on Chinese environmental history accessible to journalists, NGOs, and policymakers.
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