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BGSU had a strong presence in the annual conference of the American Society for Environmental History, held in San Francisco last March 7-9. The ASEH meeting convenes about 750 participants with presentations on a wide variety of international topics. Undergraduate students Sara Starr and Jeff Kellermeyer presented poster on the history of St. John’s Nature Preserve and natural disasters and biological wellbeing in Haiti, respectively. Professor Amilcar Challu and Sara Starr gave a joint presentation on the experience with undergraduate research in HIST 3380 (American Environmental History). BGSU alum and current doctoral candidate in OSU, Dan Vandersommers, presented on his research on animal rights and zoos in the nineteenth century.

"Stewardship: destruction or restoration?" by Sara Starr

Natural Disasters and Biological Wellbeing in Haiti

Jeff Kellermeyer standing by his poster "Natural Disasters and Biological Wellbeing in Haiti"