Tamara Whited

Tamara L. WhitedProfessor

Co-Director, Sustainability Studies Program

Spring 2021 Office Hours

  • Tues/Thurs: 1:30-3:30 p.m. via Zoom
  • Friday: 12:15-1:15 p.m. via Zoom


  • PhD and MA, University of California at Berkeley
  • AB, Harvard University

Academic Interests

  • Modern Europe
  • Modern France
  • World Environmental History


Tamara Whited 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.

Spring 2021 Courses

  • HIST 197Explorations in European History
  • HIST 198Explorations in Global History
  • HIST 307History of Europe 1815-1914

Fall 2021 Courses

  • HIST 197Explorations in European History
  • HIST 245History and Climate Change
  • HIST 313Europe Since 1945