Prof to discuss book on environmental history of polar regions

Adrian Howkins, Assistant Professor of History and Faculty Affilliate of the Public Lands History Center, Colorado State University, June 1, 2013
Adrian Howkins

On Thursday, March 3, the Public Lands History Center presents a spring American West Program event in which CSU Associate Professor Adrian Howkins will be discussing his new book The Polar Regions: An Environmental History.

The event will be held in Colorado State University’s Morgan Library Event Hall from at 4:30 to 6 p.m.

Howkins teaches global environmental history at CSU. His research focuses on the history of polar regions, specializing in Antarctica. Howkins argues that the environmental history of the coldest places on earth have much in common and have been closely connected through matters such as economic development, political change, environmental degradation and global warming.

Copies of Polar Regions will be for sale, and the author will be on hand to sign his book. The event is co-sponsored by CSU’s School of Global and Environmental Sustainability.