Daniel McDermott

Daniel McDermott

Track: PhD
Advisor: Tom Fleischman

Major Fields: Environmental History, Modern Germany
Minor Fields: Digital Humanities, Cold War


Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

I am interested in the relationship between humans and nature, especially how nature is constructed through spaces and activities such as tourism, public lands, outdoor recreation, forestry. Specifically, my work investigates nature conservation in Germany during the Cold War.


MA, History, University of Rochester, 2020
BA, History, Magna Cum Laude, University of Massachusetts--Lowell, 2019

Selected Publications

  • "Let's Close Our Parks: A History of Overcrowding in America's National Parks", American Society of Environmental History, Columbus, Ohio, April 2019.