Gregg Mitman

Gregg Mitman is a professor of history of science, medical history, and science and technology studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he also directs the Center for Culture, History, and Environment. He is the author of a number of award-winning articles and books, including Reel Nature: America's Romance with Wildlife on Film (1999), that explore the history of ecology, nature, and health in American culture. His most recent book, out in time for this year's sneezing season, is Breathing Space: How Allergies Shape Our Lives and Landscapes (2007).