Peter Alagona

Portrait of Peter Alagona
Associate Professor History & Environmental Studies

Peter Alagona is an associate professor of history, geography, and environmental studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Before coming to UCSB, Pete received his PhD in history from UCLA and completed postdoctoral fellowships at Harvard and Stanford. An environmental historian, historian of science, and nature-culture geographer, his work focuses on the histories of conservation and human-wildlife relationships.

Pete is the author of more than four-dozen publications, including After the Grizzly: Endangered Species and the Politics of Place in California (California, 2013).

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Bren 4013

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c/o Environmental Studies Bren Hall, 4L Floor University of California Santa Barbara, CA 93106