Jeffrey Sanders

Cardiff University Scholar Award - History

Jeffrey Sanders is Associate Professor of history at Washington State University. His research and teaching focus on the history of environmental inequality, the contested politics of postwar environmentalism, and the environmental history of cities in the western United States. He is author of two books: Seattle and The Roots of Urban Sustainability: Inventing Ecotopia (2010) and Razing Kids: Youth and Environment in the Postwar US West (2021). His current project, “Strontium 90: An Un-Natural Transnational History,” explores the history of radioactive strontium 90 that moved along paths of science, culture and environment in the second half of the 20th century.