Jon T. Coleman

Jon T. Coleman

Professor; Department Chair

Email
jcolema2@nd.edu
Phone
(574) 631-7522
Office
458 Decio
Education
Ph.D., Yale University
Time Period(s)
Early Modern, Modern
Theme(s)
Environmental
Geography(s)
United States

Jon T. Coleman is a professor of history at the University of Notre Dame. His books and teaching span colonial and contemporary America and integrate social, cultural, and environmental approaches. He is the author of Vicious: Wolves and Men in America (Yale University Press, 2004), winner of the W. Turrentine Jackson Award from the Western History Association and the John H. Dunning Prize from the American Historical Association, and Here Lies Hugh Glass: a Bear, a Mountain Man, and the Rise of the American Nation (Hill & Wang, 2012). With the support of a Guggenheim Fellowship (2013), he is working on an environmental history of movement in America before the widespread use of combustion engines and exploitation of fossil fuels.