It will be news to no one that state-based explanations for the past just don’t fire the historical imagination like they used to and that environmental historians have been at the forefront of a transnational shift.
A Platform on Representation, Engagement, and Community
Author: Mica Jorgenson
Dr. Mica Jorgenson is an environmental historian specialising in natural resource history, especially gold mining and forestry. She is currently based at the University of Stavanger where she works with a group of scholars as part of the Greenhouse. Her research is on wildfire smoke in Scandinavia and Canada and is supported by a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship. Mica completed a Masters at the University of Northern British Columbia and a PhD at McMaster University. Before moving to Norway in 2021, she held a postdoctoral position at the Sherman Centre for Digital Scholarship and served as a Senior Advisor for the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations, and Rural Development in British Columbia. When Mica's not writing or researching, she can be found playing in the mountains.