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Dr. Gary Kroll


Associate Professor of History — Environmental History and History of Exploration

Dr. Kroll teaches an array of courses in environmental history, but his primary interest is the history of exploration. He is the co-creator and instructor in the foundation course, “The History and Culture of Expeditions,” for our expeditionary studies program. As an environmental historian and a historian of science, Dr. Kroll brings an important perspective to the expeditionary studies curriculum. In a past life, and one he still dreams of, Dr. Kroll spent hours blowing glass. Read Gary Kroll’s complete faculty profile.

  • Education
    • Ph.D., University of Oklahoma, 2000. Specialization: History of Science. Dissertation: “Exploration in the Mare Incognita: Natural History and Conservation in Early Twentieth Century America.
    • M.A., University of Florida, 1995. Specialization: American History. Thesis: The Origin of Silent Spring: Science, Media, Law, and the New Nature in American Popular Culture.
    • B.A., Florida International University, 1992. Major: Liberal Studies
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