Bathsheba Demuth

Bathsheba Demuth is an environmental historian at Brown University, specializing in the United States and Russia, and in the history of energy and past climates. She has lived in and studied Arctic communities across Eurasia and North America.


Winner — Eric Zencey Prize in Ecological Economics, 2020

Commended — Rachel Carson Environment Book Award, 2020

Winner — Julia Ward Howe Prize, 2019

Shortlisted — Pushkin House Book Prize, 2020

Winner — Western History Association W. Turrentine Jackson Award, 2020

Winner — George Perkins Marsh Prize, 2020

Winner — William Mills Prize, 2020

Winner — Western History Association Hal K. Rothman Book Prize, 2020

Longlisted — Cundill History Prize, 2020

Books by Bathsheba Demuth