• Basic Information
  • Publications
  • Areas of Interest
Sarah Frohardt-Lane

Sarah Frohardt-Lane

Assistant Professor of History, Director of Environmental Studies

[email protected]
920-748-8140
Office: East 302

Basic Information

Education

  • B.A. Swarthmore College
  • PhD University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Courses Taught

  • CTL 110 Prisons and Punishment in American History
  • HIS 101 Introduction to the Study of History
  • HIS 200 Home Fronts of World War II
  • HIS 241 The United States, 1815-1914
  • HIS 242 The United States, 1914-Present
  • HIS 248 U.S. Environmental History
  • HIS 262 American Race Relations
  • HIS 264 Immigration and Ethnicity in American History
  • HIS 285 Global Environmental History
  • HIS 360 Topics in African American History
  • HIS 385 Natural Disasters in World History
  • HIS 590 Senior Seminar

Publications

Articles and Chapters

  • Imagined Resilience: U.S. Conservation Campaigns and Fat Salvage in the Second World War” in Simo Laakonen, John McNeill, Richard Tucker, and Timo Vuorisalo, eds. Resilient City: Urban Environmental Histories of World War II (under consideration at Routledge)
  • “Making Mass Transit Serve the Public: Social Dimensions of Urban Mobility in Historical Perspective,” Mobility in History 6 (2015): 134-140
    “Essential Driving and Vital Cars: American Automobile Culture in World War II,” in Ross Barrett and Daniel Worden, eds. Oil Culture (University of Minnesota Press, 2014) (revised version of “Promoting a Culture of Driving”)
  • “Close Encounters: Interracial Contact and Conflict on Detroit’s Public Transit in World War II,” Journal of Transport History 33 no. 2 (December 2012): 212-227
  • “Promoting a Culture of Driving: Rationing, Car Sharing, and Propaganda in World War II,” Journal of American Studies 46 no. 1 (May 2012): 337-355

Encyclopedia Articles

  • California Condor” in the Encyclopedia of American Environmental History, ed.
    Kathleen Brosnan (New York: Facts on File, 2010)
  • “Detroit” in the Encyclopedia of American Environmental History, ed. Kathleen Brosnan (New York: Facts on File, 2010)

Areas of Interest

  • 20th-century United States
  • Race and ethnicity
  • Environmental history