Field: United States; Advisor: Jacoby; Year: 2018
Amanda Martin-Hardin is a Ph.D. student and a Richard Hofstadter Fellow in the Department of History. She examines the intersections of race, the environment, and visual culture in the 20th century United States.
“Nature in Black and White: Summer Camps and Racialized Landscapes in the Photography of Gordon Parks,” Environmental History 23, Issue 3 (July 2018): 594-605.
Prior to attending Columbia, Amanda earned a Master of Arts in history at Montana State University, and a Bachelor of Arts in American Studies (with a minor in photojournalism) from The University of Texas at Austin.
Amanda has experience teaching undergraduate history courses. She has also participated in public history projects, including guiding historical walking tours.