News Expert Profile

Elizabeth Grennan Browning

Environmental Resilience Institute / Department of History IU Bloomington

(812) 855-1525
400 N. Sunrise Drive
Weatherly Hall 008
Bloomington, IN

Areas of Expertise

Environmental history, intellectual history, urban history, cultural history, Midwestern history, Indiana history.

Expert Bio

Elizabeth Grennan Browning is a Midwestern/Indiana community history fellow at Indiana University’s Environmental Resilience Institute. She studies how people in the Midwest have thought about and engaged with environmental issues since the 18th century.

She works to understand how attitudes about the environment have formed and changed among different groups, and how evolving ideas about social justice have influenced these opinions. At the Environmental Resilience Institute, she researches how Hoosiers view their communities’ histories in relation to the environment and how they understand past efforts to address environmental change.

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