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Jon Coleman

Jon T. Coleman received his Ph. D. from Yale University in 2003. He is currently a professor of history at the University of Notre Dame. He is the author of Vicious: Wolves and Men in America (Yale University Press, 2004), winner of the the W. Turrentine Jackson Award from the Western History Association and the John H. Dunning Prize from the American Historical Association, and Here Lies Hugh Glass: a Bear, a Mountain Man, and the Rise of the American Nation (Hill & Wang, 2012). With the support of a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2013-14, he is working on an environmental history of movement in America before the widespread use of combustion engines and exploitation of fossil fuels. He is also helping to put together a new revised edition of Robert Hine and John Mack Faragher’s The American West.