Tamara Whited received her PhD and MA in history from the University of
California at Berkeley, and her AB in history and literature from Harvard
University. She is a professor of
history at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where she teaches courses on
environmental history, modern France from 1789 to the present, postwar Europe,
and World War One, in addition to honors colloquia and graduate seminars on a
variety of topics.
Whited is the author of Forests and Peasant Politics in Modern France
(Yale University Press, 2000), and the principal author of Northern Europe:
An Environmental History (ABC–Clio, 2005), a synthesis that treats the
topic from the Paleolithic era to the present. Her current research focuses on the environmental history of food
production, namely alpine dairying and common property regimes in the Western
Pyrenees of France.