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Lecturer (PhD, Stony Brook University, 2012)

Curriculum vitae

Office: SBS S-234


Interests:  History of environments, health, and community justice.

Mark M. Chambers teaches and writes about the intersections of environments with science
and technology. My first book, Gray Gold: Lead Mining and Its Impact on the Natural and
Cultural Environment, 1700–1840 (University of Tennessee Press, 2021) highlights the
significance of Native American early mining and smelting techniques and their
amalgamation with European, African slaves and American settler mining and smelting
practices. I recently completed an eighteen month-long Rita Allen Civic Science fellowship
where I gained experience in environmental justice while working with the Environmental
Data Governance Initiative (EDGI). I am currently working with my colleagues at EDGI
on a National Science Foundation (NSF) Collaborative Research Grant, “Data, Science,
and Environmental Justice at the Environmental Protection Agency” examining the
effectiveness of community-based participatory action research to protect human health.