University of Vermont

The College of Arts and Sciences

Department of History

Faculty - Frank Zelko

Frank Zelko winter facial photo with snow and ivy

Frank Zelko, Associate Professor

  • Ph.D. University of Kansas 2003
  • C.V.
Area of expertise

Environmental History

Contact Information
Email: Frank Zelko

Phone: (802) 656-8517

Office Hours, Location and Class Schedule

Born and raised in Melbourne, Australia, Frank Zelko earned a doctorate in environmental history from the University of Kansas and has been at UVM since 2007.  His research focuses on the history of environmental movements. He has published work on environmental activism in the US, Canada, Germany and Australia, and is the author of Make it a Green Peace: The Rise of Countercultural Environmentalism (Oxford University Press, 2013). In addition to his introductory course in global environmental history, Zelko also teaches classes on environmental activism and animals throughout history.


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