Harriet Ritvo, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

History Professor Cambridge, Massachusetts ritvo@mit.edu Office: (617) 258-6960

Bio/Research

Harriet Ritvo serves on the Board of Incorporators of Harvard Magazine; on the editorial boards of Environmental History, Victorian Studies, Victorian Literature and Culture, Agricultural History Review, and Animals and Society, and as editor of the "Animals, History, Culture" series published by...

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Bio/Research

Harriet Ritvo serves on the Board of Incorporators of Harvard Magazine; on the editorial boards of Environmental History, Victorian Studies, Victorian Literature and Culture, Agricultural History Review, and Animals and Society, and as editor of the "Animals, History, Culture" series published by the Johns Hopkins University Press. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and past President of the American Society for Environmental History. Her research has been supported by fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Humanities Center, and the Stanford Humanities Center. She has received a Whiting Writers Award and a Graduate Society Award from the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.

She has been a Visiting Fellow at Clare Hall (Cambridge University, UK) and Balliol College (Oxford University, UK). She was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts and received her A.B. and Ph.D. from Harvard; she also studied at Girton College (Cambridge University).



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