Harlan Morehouse is a social geographer who researches the complex and interconnected relationships between nature and society. Specifically, his research addresses how twenty-first century environmental change cannot be understood independent of the social, political, and economic systems that often drive that change. Recently, Harlan Morehouse has conducted research and written on the following topics: the social and cultural implications of glacier recession; multidisciplinary approaches to the study of the environment; and political-ecological approaches to the Anthropocene.
Harlan Morehouse’s primary appointment is Senior Lecturer in UVM’s Department of Geography, where he teaches courses in nature-society relations, social/cultural/political geography, political ecology, and the environmental humanities. He also serves as the Director of the LASP Earth and Environment Scholars Program.