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Christof Mauch

Prof. Dr. Christof Mauch



Rachel Carson Center
Leopoldstr. 11a, 4. OG, 404
D-80802 Munich

Room: 404
Phone: +49 (0) 89 / 2180 - 72352

Christof Mauch is director of the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society as well as chair in American Culture and Transatlantic Relations at LMU Munich. He is also an affiliated professor in the History Faculty of LMU Munich and an honorary professor and honorary fellow at the Center for Ecological History at Renmin University in China.

CV and book publications (PDF, 323 KB)

Resources Featuring Christof Mauch

WCF 2021: "How Vulnerable Is Our World? Ecological Crises and Slow Hope for the Future"

Das Anthropozän im Sunshine State Florida

LMU ScienceCast iTunes video - ''Learning from Nature''

insightLMU, 2011 (3)

insightLMU, 2009 (2)

"The Power of Nature"

"Waste: The Dark Side of Consumption"

"Largest conference in Environmental History"

"We must respect nature’s power"

Selected Publications

  • American Environments: Climate, Cultures, Catastrophe. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, 2012 (ed. with Sylvia Mayer).
  • "The Future of Environmental History: Needs and Opportunities." RCC Perspectives 2011, no. 3 (ed. with Kimberly Coulter).
  • "Uncertain Environments: Natural Hazards, Risk, and Insurance in Historical Perspective." Special issue, Environment and History 17, no. 1 (2011) (ed. with Uwe Lübken).
  • Natural Disasters, Cultural Responses: Case Studies Toward a Global Environmental History. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2009 (ed. with Christian Pfister).
  • Beyond the Windshield: Landscapes and Roads in Europe and North America. Athens, OH: Ohio University Press, 2008 (ed. with Thomas Zeller).
  • Rivers in History. Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh University Press, 2008 (ed. with Thomas Zeller).
  • Shades of Green: Global Environmentalism in Historical Perspective. Rowman & Littlefield, 2006 (ed. with Nathan Stoltzfus and Doug Weiner).
  • Nature in German History. New York/Oxford: Berghahn Books, 2004 (ed.).