Wesleyan portrait of Charles  Halvorson

Charles Halvorson

Visiting Assistant Professor of History

ghalvorson@wesleyan.edu

BA Lewis & Clark College
MA Columbia University
MPHIL Columbia University
PHD Columbia University

Charles Halvorson

Charles Halvorson is a historian of the United States, interested in environmental governance in the second half of the twentieth century. A graduate of Lewis & Clark College in Portland in history (2009), Charles received his Ph.D. from Columbia University (2017) with a dissertation entitled "Valuing the Air: The Politics of Environmental Governance from the Clean Air Act to Carbon Trading." This project examined the formation and growth of the Environmental Protection Agency and the inflection of economic discourse into environmental policy and advocacy in the 1970s and 1980s.  

Academic Affiliations

Office Hours

Wednesdays 1-3pm, PAC 416

Courses

Fall 2017
HIST 124 - 01
Modern American Landscape

HIST 239 - 01
The Long 19th Century

HIST 314 - 01
Environmentalism in Global Age

Spring 2018
HIST 240 - 01
The 20th-Century United States

HIST 357 - 01
Regulatory Capitalism