Ritvo, Harriet



Harriet Ritvo is the Arthur J. Conner Professor of History at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  In addition to the books mentioned in her Rorotoko interview, she is the author of The Dawn of Green:  Manchester, Thirlmere, and Modern Environmentalism and the editor of Charles Darwin’s The Variation of Animals and Plants under Domestication, and has published widely on British history, the history of human-animal relations, and environmental history.  Harriet Ritvo is a past president of the American Society for Environmental History and a member of the editorial boards of journals in British history, the history of science, and animal studies.

On Rorotoko:

On her book Noble Cows and Hybrid Zebras: Essays on Animals and History
(Our Cover Feature of July 19, 2011)