Thomas G. Andrews

Thomas G. Andrews

Thomas G. Andrews, an associate professor of history at the University of Colorado Boulder, specializes in the social and environmental history of the American West. His first book, Killing for Coal: America's Deadliest Labor War (2008), won six awards, including the Bancroft Prize. His second book, Coyote Valley: Deep History in the High Rockies (2015), examines the environmental history of the Colorado headwaters region of Rocky Mountain National Park from the Pleistocene through the Anthropocene. He is now working on a book on human-animal relationships in U.S. history—a project supported by a Guggenheim Fellowship and a National Endowment for the Humanities Public Scholar Award. He teaches a wide range of courses in environmental history, the history of the U.S. West, and other subjects, and is passionate about educating current and future history teachers.

Lectures

  • Beasts of the Southern Wild: Tracking Non-Human Animals in Charles Ball's Slavery in the United States (1836)
  • Killing for Coal: Energy, Work, and Power in the Colorado Coalfield Wars of 1913-1914
  • The National Park Service at 100: Centennial Reflections from the Rocky Mountains
  • Vehicles of Resistance? Horses, Native Peoples, and Euroamerican Colonialism in the Greater North American Borderlands