Former PACHS Fellow Chris Jones (Ph.D. 2009) has accepted a position as assistant professor of Environmental Humanities at Arizona State University in the School of Historical, Philosophical, and Religious Studies.
Chris was a Ciriacy-Wantrup Fellow at UC Berkeley. Two of his articles that draw heavily on materials in the collections of consortium institutions have recently been recognized—one winning the 2011 Joel A. Tarr Envirotech Prize for best article published in the previous eighteen months in the relationships between technology and environment in history, and one receiving an honorable mention for the 2012 Oxford Journals Article Prize for best article published in the journal Enterprise and Society in the previous year.
Chris received a 2008-09 Dissertation Research Fellowship. You can read a full report on his fellowship here.