David Pietz is Professor of Chinese History in the Department of History, and the UNESCO Chair in Environmental History. Dr. Pietz’s research on the environmental history of modern China has been supported by grants from the National Science Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Mellon Foundation, the American Philosophical Society, the Institute for Advanced Studies (Princeton), Carnegie Foundation, and the Guggenheim Foundaton. Dr. Pietz’s courses at the UA include Modern China, Modern East Asia, East Asian Environmental History, Introduction to the Study of History, and Dimensions of Globalization.
Water and Human Societies: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives (2021)
Engineering the State: The Huai River and Reconstruction in Nationalist China, 1927-1937 (2018)
Landscape Change and Resource Utilization in East Asia: Perspectives from Environmental History (2018)
HIST270 Modern East Asia
HIST699 Independent Study