Sara Gregg

Associate Professor, Department of History

Department of History

IU; IU Bloomington

Full Biography

Sara M. Gregg (Ph.D., Columbia University) is an associate professor of History whose work focuses on environmental change, agricultural history, and land policy.  Her current project, Little Piece of Earth:  The Hidden History of Homesteading on the Great Plains, examines the process of state formation in the US West from the first years in the contact zone through the several Homestead Acts and into the present.  She is the author of Managing the Mountains:  Land Use Planning, the New Deal, and the Creation of a Federal Landscape in Appalachia (Yale, 2010); co-editor of the anthology American Georgics:  Writings on Farming, Culture, and the Land (Yale, 2011); a fellow of the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society in Munich, Germany; an associate fellow of the Center for Great Plains Studies; and a co-convenor of the Women’s Environmental History Network (WHEN)