Network in Canadian History & Environment | Nouvelle initiative Canadienne en histoire de l'environnement
Brian Leech is Associate Professor of History at Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois. His interests include mining, food, energy, and region in North America. He is currently working on a trio of research projects--one about the portrayal of mining in popular culture, one on the history of speed limits, and another on high fructose corn syrup. Check out his 2018 book titled The City That Ate Itself: Butte, Montana and Its Expanding Berkeley Pit and get in touch with him on Twitter @brianleechphd.