Neil Maher

Shelby Cullom Davis Center Fellow, Fall 2023
Rutgers University-Newark and New Jersey Institute of Technology
“Wasted: An Environmental Justice History of Newark, New Jersey”

Neil M. Maher is a Professor of History in the Federated History Department at the New Jersey Institute of Technology and Rutgers University at Newark. His books include Apollo in the Age of Aquarius (Harvard 2017) and Nature’s New Deal (Oxford 2008), and his writing has also appeared in popular media such as New York Times, The Washington Post, and Yes magazine. While in residence at the Davis Center he will continue working on an environmental justice history of Newark, New Jersey.