Diana K. Davis, DVM, PhD

Professor
Department of History
The University of California at Davis
Davis,  CA  95616
geovet@ucdavis.edu

EDUCATION:

2001        Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Geography, University of California at Berkeley.

1994        Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) with Thesis, Concentration in International Veterinary Medicine,
                  Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine.
 


SELECT PUBLICATIONS:

BOOKS:

In Progress        The Dictionary of Human Geography, 6th Ed.  Wiley-Blackwell. Co-edited with Derek Gregory (editor-in-chief),
        Clive Barnett, Jeremy CramptonGeraldine Pratt, Joanne Sharp and Henry Yeung

In Progress        Imperialism and Environmental History in the Middle East.  Under contract with Cambridge University Press.

2016                  The Arid Lands: History, Power, Knowledge.  The MIT Press.  

2012                   Les mythes environnementaux de la colonisation française au Maghreb, a French Translation of
                             Resurrecting the Granary of Rome:  Environmental History and French Colonial Expansion in North Africa.
                             Les Éditions Champ Vallon.

2011                  Environmental Imaginaries of the Middle East and North Africa,
                                edited with Edmund Burke III.  Ohio University Press.

2007                  Resurrecting the Granary of Rome: Environmental History and French Colonial Expansion in North Africa.
                                Ohio University Press, Series in Ecology and History. 
                                Recipient of:
                                    -the 2008 Meridian Book Award for the Outstanding Scholarly Work in Geography from
                                        the Association of American Geographers (AAG)
                                    -the 2008 George Perkins Marsh Prize for the best book in Environmental History from
                                        the American Society for Environmental History (ASEH)
                                    -the 2008 James Blaut Award in recognition of innovative scholarship in cultural and
                                        political ecology (CAPE)

ARTICLES and CHAPTERS:

In Press       "Desertification," in the Companion to Environmental Studies, N. Castree, M. Hulme, J. Proctor, Eds. Routledge.

In Press       "Between Sand and Sea: Constructing Mediterranean Plant Ecology" for The Handbook of Critical Physical Geography, R. Lave, Ed.  Palgrave, forthcoming 2017. 

2017          "Rangelands: Where Anthromes meet their Limits," Land, 62(3), 31; doi:10.3390/land6020031; with N. Sayre, B. Bestelmeyer and J. C. Williamson. 


2017          “Desertification,” in the International Encyclopedia of Geography, Richardson, Douglas, Noel Castree and
                Richard Schroeder, Eds.  Wiley-Blackwell, 2016. 

2016         "Reflections on Fieldwork in Baluchistan: Precious Gifts to Last a Lifetime," The Arab World Geographer, Vol. 19, (3-4): 277-289.

2016         "Decolonizing Environmental Knowledge and Development in Morocco," Moroccan Emancipations, (http://taharour.org/?decolonizing-environmental-knowledge-and-development-in-morocco). 

2016          "Deserts and Drylands Before the Age of Desertification," Ch. 8, pp. 203-228, in The End of Desertification?:
Disputing Environmental Change in the Drylands.
  Roy Behnke and Mike Mortimore, Eds.  Springer.


2015         "Commentary on the article 'Trash Talk: Interpreting Morality and Disorder in the Negev/Naqab Landscapes'"
by Emily McKee, Current Anthropology, 56(5): 733-752 (full article plus commentaries).

2015       "Political Economy, Power and the Erasure of Pastoralist Indigenous Knowledge in the Maghreb
                            and Afghanistan," Ch. 10, pp. 211-228 in Knowledge & Space: Cultural and Ethnic Dimensions of Knowledge,
                            Peter Meusburger, Ed.  Springer, 2015. 

2015         “Historical Approaches to Political Ecology,” Ch. 20, pp. 263-275 in the Handbook of Political Ecology, Bridge, Gavin,
                        James McCarthy and Tom Perrault, Eds.  Routledge, 2015. 

2014         “Deserts” pp. 108-132 in The Oxford Handbook of Environmental History, Andrew Isenberg, Ed. 
  Oxford University Press, 2014.  

2014         “Geographies, Histories, and Environment: Reflections from a Non-Americanist,” concluding section, pp. 167-168,
of “Reflections on the American Environment,” Journal of Historical Geography, 43(1): 152-168.

2012       “Enclosing Nature in North Africa: National Parks and the Politics of Environmental History,” pp. 159-179
                        in Water on Sand: Environmental Histories of the Middle East and North Africa, Alan Mikhail, Ed. 
                        Oxford University Press.


2012      "Scorched Earth: The Problematic Environmental History that Defines the Middle East," Ch. 8, pp. 170-190 in
                          Is There a Middle East?  A. Amanat, M. Bonine, M. Gasper, Eds., Stanford University Press, 2011. 

2012      “L’Éco-gouvernance en Algérie française: Histoire environnementale, politique et administration coloniale,”
                        Tracés, 22(1): 189-204, in a special issue of Tracés (a French academic journal),
                        "Ecologiques. Enquêtes sur les milieux humaines."

2012      "Middle East," pp. 200-205 in Afro-Asia: Assessing Sustainability, Volume 9 of The Encyclopedia of Sustainability
                        Louis Kotzé, Stephen Morse & Irina Krasnova, Eds.  Berkshire Publishing. 

2011     “Introduction: Imperialism, Orientalism and the Environment in the Middle East,” pp. 12-40 and
                         "Restoring Roman Nature: French Identity and North African Environmental History," Ch. 2, pp. 95-134
                            in Environmental Imaginaries of the Middle East and North Africa, Diana K. Davis and
                            Edmund Burke III, Eds.  Ohio University Press, 2011.

2011      “Reading Landscapes and Telling Stories: Geography, the Humanities and Environmental History,” pp. 170-176
                     in Envisioning Landscapes, Making Worlds: Geography and the Humanities, D. Richardson, S. Daniels, D. DeLyser
                    and N. Entrikin, Eds.  Routledge. 

2010      “Power, Knowledge and Environmental History in the Middle East and North Africa,”
                        International Journal of Middle East Studies, 42(4): 657-659.

2009      “Historical Political  Ecology: On the Importance of Looking Back to Move Forward,” Geoforum,  40(3): 285-286.

2008      E. Dumas, M. Freulon, D.K. Davis and J.-Y. Kervella, “Le Rôle des Vététerinaires des Armées dans l’Évolution
                de la Médicine Véterinaire,” Médicine et Armées, (the French military review journal), 36(5): 487-496.

2008      "Brutes, Beasts and Empire: Veterinary Medicine and Environmental Policy in French North Africa and British
                India,"  Journal of Historical Geography, 34(2): 242-267.

2007    "Joseph Cornell: Geographer of Utopia parkway?" with J.E. Housefield, pp. 47-68,
                 in Joseph Cornell: Opening the Box, J. Edwards and S. Taylor, Ed.s  Oxforshire: Peter Lang Publishers.

2006    "Prescribing Progress: French Veterinary Medicine in the Service of Empire," Veterinary Heritage, 29(1): 1-7.

2006     "Neoliberalism, Environmentalism and Agricultural Restructuring in Morocco," The Geographical Journal,172(2): 88-105.
                Reprinted in:  Pastoral Morocco: Globalizing Scapes of Mobility and Insecurity.  J. Gertel and I. Breuer, Eds. 
                Wiesbaden:  Dr. Ludwig Reichert Verlag, 2007.

2006     "Rangeland and Livestock Production in Afghanistan," Sécheresse, 17(1): 200-202.

2005      "Indigenous Knowledge and the Desertification Debate: Problematising Expert Knowledge in North Africa,"
                 Geoforum, 36(4): 509-524.  To be reprinted in Chinese in New Thinking on Rangeland Management:
                Non-Equilibrial Ecosystems, Common Property Rights and
Local Knowledge, Lili Zun, Xiaoyi Wang and Qian Zhang, Ed.s. 
                Beijing: China Social Sciences Press. 

2005     "Potential Forests: Environmental History, Science and Environmental Policy in Protectorate Morocco, 1912-1956,"
             Environmental History,10(2): 211-238.

2005      "A Space of Her Own:  Women, Work and Desire in an Afghan Nomad Community," Ch. 3, pp. 68-90, in
                 Geographies of MuslimWomen,G.W. Falah and C. Nagel, ed.s.  New York:  Guilford.

2004      "Eco-Governance in French Algeria: Environmental History, Policy, and Colonial Administration,"
                Proceedings of the Western Society for French History, 32: 328-345.
                Recipient, Millstone Prize, The Western Society for French History, 2004.

2004      "Desert 'Wastes' of the Maghreb: Desertification Narratives in French Colonial Environmental History of North Africa,"
                Cultural Geographies, Vol. 11, No.4, pp. 359-387.

2003      "The Middle East," pp. 840-844 in Krech, S., J.R. McNeill, and C. Merchant, Eds.,
                Encyclopedia of World Environmental History. New York: Routledge.

2001     "Veterinary Geography as Interdisciplinary Research," The Geographical Review, Vol. 91, No.s 1-2, pp. 463-471.

2001      "The Social Context of Working Equines in the Urban Middle East," with Denys Frappier, pp. 51-68 in
                  The Walled Arab City in Literature, Architecture and History, S. Slyomovics, ed.  London:  Frank Cass.

2000      "Environmentalism as Social Control?   An Exploration of the Transformation of Pastoral Nomadic Societies in
                  French Colonial North Africa," The Arab World Geographer, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 183-199.

1996       "Gender, Indigenous Knowledge and Pastoral Resource Use in Morocco," The Geographical Review,
                  Vol. 86, No. 2, pp. 284-288.

1995       "Ethnoveterinary Medicine in Afghanistan:  An Overview of Indigenous Animal Health Care among Pashtun Koochi Nomads,"
                  with K. Quraishi, D. Sherman, A. Sollod and C. Stem, Journal of Arid Environments, Vol. 31, No. 4, pp. 483-500.

1995       "Gender-Based Differences in the Ethnoveterinary Knowledge of Afghan Nomadic Pastoralists,"
                  Indigenous Knowledge and Development Monitor, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 3-5.

1994       "Flip Charts and Narratives," in Training Package:  Basic Veterinary Worker Program.  Quetta, Pakistan:  United Nations
                    Development Programme (UNDP),  Office for Project Services, Afghanistan Project Office , July 1994, pp. FC-1 to FC-46.

1992       "How Can We Be Koochi?  War Threatens to Permanently Diminish the Status of Women Among Afghan Koochi Refugees,"
                   Cultural Survival Quarterly, Vol. 16, No. 4, pp. 60-62.
 
 

GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS:

1/15-1/18      Agence National de la Recherche (France), "GOVENPRO: Governing the Environment: Historical Perspectives on
Socio-Environmental Property Systems," Co-PI.  Fabien Locher (CNRS/EHESS) is the coordinating, chief PI
on this collaborative 3 year project.


6/2013            Small Grant in Aid of Research, University of California at Davis.  

2007-08         Guggenheim Fellowship, The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation
                        for the project "Imperialism and Environmental History in the Middle East."  Taken 2008-2009.

2007-10        The Charles A. Ryskamp Research Fellowship, the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS),
                        for the project "Imperialism and Environmental History in the Middle East."  Taken 2009-2010.

10/06          Research Grant for the project "Scorched Earth: The Problematic Environmental History that Defines the Middle East,"
                        Office of the Vice President for Research, The University of Texas at Austin, for research summer 2007.

5/06            Millstone Research Fellowship, The Western Society for French History for research summer 2006.

4/06            Subvention Grant, for Resurrecting the Granary of Rome: Environmental History and French Colonial Expansion
                    in North Africa, the University Cooperative Society, Austin, Texas.

1/04-5/04    Dean's Fellow, College of Liberal Arts, University of Texas at Austin.

1/04-5/04    Faculty Fellow, Humanities Institute, University of Texas at Austin.

6/03-7/03    National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Stipend for the project "Desert Wastes of the Maghreb."

6/02-8/02    Summer Faculty Research Fellowship (SRA), The University of Texas at Austin for the project "Desert Wastes of the Maghreb."

8/97-8/00    Science to Achieve Results (STAR) Graduate Fellowship , 3 years, The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

8/97-5/98    International Dissertation Field Research Fellowship (IDRF), The Social Science Research Council (SSRC) and the American
                        Council of Learned Societies (ACLS).

8/97-5/98    Dissertation Research Fellowship, The Program on the Near and Middle East of the Social Science Research Council (SSRC).

6/97-8/97    Mellon Grant, The Center for Middle Eastern Studies, The University of California at Berkeley.

8/96-5/97    Regents Fellowship, The University of California at Berkeley.

8/96-5/97    Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship (FLAS), The Center for Middle Eastern Studies, The University of California at
                        Berkeley.

8/96-5/97    University Fellowship, The University of California at Berkeley.

8/95-8/96    International Predissertation Fellowship (IPFP), The Social Science Research Council (SSRC) and the American Council of
                        Learned Societies.

7/95-7/96    Short Term Travel Grant, The American Institute of Maghrib Studies (AIMS).

6/95-8/95    Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship (FLAS), The Center for Middle Eastern Studies, The University of California at
                        Berkeley.

8/90-6/94    Annual Scholarships for Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine, the State of New Mexico.

6/92-8/92    International Programs Summer Scholarship, Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine International Program.
 
 

CONFERENCES and LECTURES:

3/16            "Between Sand and Sea: Constructing Mediterranean Plant Ecology," paper for the annual conference of the
    American Association of Geographers (AAG), San Francisco, CA, 29 March - 2 April, 2016. 

3/14            Wasteland: The Deep History of Defining Desert Wastes,” paper for the annual conference of the American Society for Environmental History (ASEH), San Francisco, CA, 12-16 March, 2014. 

3/14            Organizer of three sessions,DESERTS I: Knowledge, Civilization & Sacrifice,” DESERTS II: Religion, Expertise & Apocalypse” and “Power, Politics and Middle Eastern Environments” for the annual conference of the American Society for Environmental History (ASEH), San Francisco, CA, 12-16 March, 2014. 

3/14            Discussant for the session "(Auto-)Mobilizing Nature: The Car as Vector of Modernity in Global Frontiers" the annual conference of the American Society for Environmental History (ASEH), San Francisco, CA, 12-16 March, 2014.  

3/14            Discussant for the session “Historical Formations: The Law and Politics of Water Since the British Mandate,” for the International Conference:  Israeli and Palestinian Waterways: History, Politics, and Technology of Water and Environment in the Middle East, The Berkeley Institute for Jewish Law and Israel Studies, UC Berkeley School of Law,  10-11 March 2014.

10/13            “Accumulation by Desertification: Defining Desert Wastes and the Deep History of Resource Dispossession in the Middle East and N. Africa” paper for the conference Dispossession and Collective Action: Neoliberal Restructurings of the Rural in Egypt, Morocco and Turkey, Zentrum Moderner Orient (Berlin) and Centre for Area Studies (Leipzig), Berlin, Germany, 25-26 October 2013.

4/11        “Political Economy, Power and Erasure of Indigenous Pastoral Knowledge in the Maghreb,” paper for the annual conference
                    of the American Society for Environmental History, Phoenix, AZ, 12-16 April 2011.

9/10        “Imperialism, Orientalism and Environmental History in the Middle East,” invited lecture for the Interdisciplinary Lecture Series,
                     Center for Middle Eastern Studies, University of California at Berkeley.

3/10        “Restoring Roman Nature: French National Identity and North African Environmental History,” paper for the annual conference
                of the American Society for Environmental History, Portland, OR.

3/10        Organizer of the session “Environmental History and National Identity: Narratives, Policies and Actions in the
                Western Mediterranean,”  for the annual conference of the American Society for Environmental History,
                10-14 March 2009, Portland, OR.

10/09       “Political Economy, Power and Indigenous Knowledge: Erasures of IK in Pastoral Communities in the Maghreb and Afghanistan,”
                    paper for the symposium Ethnic and Cultural Dimensions of Knowledge, The Geography Institute, The University of
                    Heidelberg,  7-10 October 2009, Heidelberg, Germany. 

2/09         Roundtable on Environmental History of the Middle East, for the annual conference of the
                          American Society for Environmental History (ASEH), Tallahassee, FL.

2/07        "Redeeming Desert Wastes:  Problematizing the Environmental History of the Middle East," paper for the annual conference of
                    the American Society for Environmental History, Baton Rouge, LA.

2/07        Organizer of the special session "Environmental Imaginaries of the Middle East: History, Policy, Power, Practice,"
                    for the annual conference of the American Society for Environmental History, Baton Rouge, LA.

11/06     "(Neo)Colonial Environmental Histories, Neoliberalism and the Transformation of Agriculture in Morocco," paper for the
                    annual conference of the African Studies Association, San Francisco, CA, 17 November 2006.

9/06        "The Environmental History of the Middle East:  Narratives, Policy & Practice," lecture for the Colloquium Series,
                    University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, 29 September 2006.

5/06        "Scorched Earth: The Problematic Environmental History that Defines the Middle East," paper for the conference
               Is There A Middle East?, Yale University, New Haven, CT., 5-7 May 2006.

3/06        "Painting the Desert: Sublime or Defiled?  Landscape Visions in French Colonial North Africa," paper for
                 special session on Landscape, Narrative and Representation, at the annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers,
                Chicago, IL.  Organizer and Chair of this session.

10/04        "Eco-Governance in French Algeria:  Environmental History, Environmental Policy and Colonial Administration,"
                  paper for the annual conference of the Western Society for French History, Lubbock, TX, October 2004.
                  Winner, Millstone Prize for the Best Interdisciplinary Paper, 2004.

3/04          Co-chair and presenter for the special session Political Ecology in Arid Lands, at the annual meeting of the
                   Association of American Geographers,Philadelphia, PA.

9/03        "Space, Place and Utopia parkway:  Joseph Cornell as Artist/Geographer," paper for the international conference
                Boxing Clever: A Centennial Re-Evaluation of Joseph Cornell, Centre for the Study of Surrealism and its Legacies,
                University of Essex, Colchester, UK.

4/03       "Tents, Tractors and Tenements:  Neo-Liberal Narratives and Land Degradation in Southern Morocco," paper for the
                international conference New Directions in Middle East Geography, Austin, Texas.

3/03       "Desert Wastes of the Maghreb:  The Political Ecology of Desertification in North Africa," lecture given at the UCLA
                Geography Colloquium Series, University of California, Los Aangeles.

1/03        "Brutes, Beasts and Empire:  A Comparative Study of the British and French Experiences,"  Lecture for the
                Faculty Seminar on British Studies, University of Texas, Austin, Texas.

3/02      "Horse Doctors or Key Agents of Imperial Expansion?  Les Vétérinaires Militaires in Africa,"  paper given at the annual
                meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Los Angeles, California.

10/00     "Les Vétérinaires Militaires and French Colonial Expansion in Africa," paper given at the 37th Congress of the
                   International Society for the History of Medicine, Galveston, Texas.

4/00       "Environmentalism as Social Control:  French Colonial Environmental and Agricultural Policies Policing Nomads in
                North Africa" paper given at the annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

11/98       Second International Conference on Emerging Zoonoses, sponsored by the CDC and the WHO, Strasbourg, France.

10/98       Social Science Research Council International Dissertation Field Research Fellowship Program's
                Fellows' Conference on Conducting International Field Research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

7/97       "Livestock and the Environment:  Changing Views of Rangeland Ecology and the Importance of Indigenous Ecological Knowledge"
                paper given at the Conference of the American Veterinary Medical Association ( AVMA ), International Session, Reno, Nevada.

10/96      "Gender-Based Knowledge of Animal Health Care and Ethnoveterinary Medicine" paper given at the University of Minnesota,
                College of Veterinary Medicine's Conference on Gender Issues and Livestock Health in Developing Countries, St. Paul, Minnesota.

5/96       "Muscle Power in the Medina:  Working Equids in Urban North Africa & the Middle East - the Example of Fès Medina,"
                paper given at the American Institute for Maghrib Studies (AIMS) Conference on The Living Medina:
                The Walled Arab City in Literature, Architecture and History, Tangier, Morocco.

12/95      "A Walking Laboratory:  The Political Ecology of Pastoralists' Veterinary Science and Resource Use in Morocco," paper given
                at the Joint Workshop of the Social Science Research Council International Predissertation Fellowship Program/Program on
                Near and Middle East Studies and the Hebrew University on Conducting Social Science Research in the Middle East, Jerusalem, Israel.

10/95       Social Science Research Council International Predissertation Fellowship Program Fellow's Conference on Research Methodology,
                    New York, New York.

1/93       "Basic Veterinary Workers in Afghanistan:  Political Power Struggles and Development,"  invited paper given at the Annual
                Symposium on International Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine.
 
 
 

MAJOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICE:

Editorial Board Membership:

-Annals of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), Member of the Editorial Board 2012-present.

- AAG Review of Books, Member of the Editorial Board 2013-2017.

-Frontiers in Veterinary Science, Member of the Editorial Board 2015-present.

-Pastoralism: Research, Policy & Practice, Member of the Editorial Board 2012-present.

-Environmental History, Member of the Editorial Board 2010 – 2013.

-Fennia, International Journal of Geography, Member of the Editorial Board 2012-present.

-Geoforum, Member of the Editorial Board 2007- 2014. 

-Geographers Bibliographical Studies, an annual publication, Member of the International Editorial Advisory Board, 2011 – present:

-Arab World Geographer, Book Review Editor 2010 – 2015.

-Center for Middle Eastern Studies Publication Series, University of Texas at Austin, Member of the Editorial Board,  2003-2008.

International Advisory Boards/Academic Networks:

-Member of the international advisory board, Centre for Environmental History, Australia National University, 2010- present.

-Member (representing the United States) of Histecologia, an international research network on the history of ecology based in France, 2010-present.

-Member, Commission on the History of Geography, the International Geographical Union (IGU), 2008-present. 

 

 

Conference Program Committees:

- Chair, Program Committee, American Society for Environmental History (ASEH) for the spring 2018 Annual Conference, Riverside, CA, Fall 2016-Spring 2018.    

 -Member of the Program Committee for the World Environmental History Congress to be held in 2014 in Guimarães, Portugal,  Spring 2012 to Summer 2014.

 -Member of the Program Committee for the American Society for Environmental History (ASEH) 2012 Madison conference, Fall 2010 to Spring 2012.


Reviewing:

        -Grant reviewer for the SSRC (IDRF & DPDF), the NSF (CAREER, SES & Geography), Fulbright IIE, Israel Science Foundation,
            the Agence National de la Recherche (France), and the ACLS.

        -Manuscript reviewer for The MIT Press, Princeton University Press, Stanford University Press, Duke University Press, Ohio University Press,
            and University of Rochester Press.

        -Peer reviewer for the following journals:

Epidemiology & Infection, Agricultural History, Boom: A Journal of California;  French Historical Studies;  History Compass;  Comparative Studies in Society and History;  Bulletin of the History of Medicine;  Review of Middle East Studies;  Rangeland Ecology & Management;  Environmental Management;  Environment & History;  Antipode;  Journal of Historical Geography;  the Annals of the Association of American Geographers (AAG);  the International Journal of  Middle East Studies;  Geoforum;  Geografiska Annaler B: Human Geography;  Social Science and Medicine;  the American Journal of Public Health;  Human Ecology;  Historical Geography;  the UT Planning Forum;  the Geographical Review;  Professional Geographer;  Journal of Arid Environments;  Ecumene (Cultural Geographies);  and the Arab World Geographer. 



Miscellaneous:

-Selection committee, the George Perkins Marsh Prize for the best book in environmental history, the American Society for Environmental History (ASEH), 2009.

-Chair and Co-Chair of the Middle East and North Africa Specialty Group (MENASG) of the Association of American Geographers, 2005-2007.

-Web site manager for the Middle East and North Africa Specialty Group (MENASG) of the Association of American Geographers, 2002-2007. 

-Chair of the annual American Veterinary Medical History Society (AVMHS) Smithcors student veterinary history essay context, 2005-2008. 


 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:

  Member of the Association of American Geographers (AAG).
  Member of the American Society for Environmental History (ASEH).
  Member of the Middle East and North Africa and the Cultural and Political Ecology Specialty Groups of the AAG.
  Member of the Western Society for French History (WSFH).
  Member of the American Veterinary Medical History Society (AVMHS)