Kenneth Sylvester

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  • Water Center
    • Event Participant
      • WC Lunches


Research Associate Professor
ICPSR and Population Studies, Institute for Social Research
  • Literature, Science, & Arts
    • Program in the Environment

Ken Sylvester is a historian of modern North America specializing in environmental history, social and economic history, and the history of Canadian and American West. His appointment as research associate professor in U of M’s Institute for Social Research keeps him active in several externally funded awards. His interests in human-environment relationships and sustainability have led to wider interests in synthetic research methods, which bridge historical and archival research, textual analysis, social and natural science, geographic information systems, and statistics.