Strother E. Roberts

Assistant Professor of History


Contact Information
304 Dudley Coe Building


  • Ph.D., History, Northwestern University (2011)

  • M.A., History, Northwestern University (2006)

  • M.A., History, Kansas State University (2003)
  • B.S., History & Economics, Kansas State University (2001)


Book Manuscript

“Atlantic Economy, Colonial Ecology: Transforming Nature in Early Modern New England,” under review by the University of Pennsylvania Press.

Refereed Journal Articles

“Changes in the Genre: A Brief Survey of Colonial Mid-Atlantic Environmental History,” The Environmental History of the Mid-Atlantic States, spec. iss. Pennsylvania History: A Journal of Mid-Atlantic Studies 79, no. 4 (Autumn 2012), 345-356.

“Trans-Indian Identity and the Inuit ‘Other’: Relations Between the Chipewyan and Neighboring Aboriginal Communities in the Eighteenth Century,” Ethnohistory 57, no.4 (2010), 597-624.

“Pines, Profits, and Popular Politics: Responses to the White Pine Acts in the Colonial Connecticut Valley,” The New England Quarterly 83, no.1 (March 2010), 73-101.

“’Esteeme a Little of Fish’: Fish, Fishponds and Farming in Eighteenth-Century New England and the Mid-Atlantic,” Agricultural History 82, no. 2 (Spring 2008), 143-163.

“The Life and Death of Matonabbee: Fur Trade and Leadership Among the Chipewyan, 1736-1782,” Manitoba History 55 (June 2007), 7-17.


  • History 2018. North American Indian History, c. 1450-1814  - Syllabus (PDF)