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KendraSmith-HowardKendra  Smith-Howard

Assistant Professor
College of Arts and Sciences
Department: History

Expertise: History of dairy farming; history of food; history of public health; history of pesticides/antibiotics in agriculture

Campus phone: (518) 442-5375
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Assistant Professor Kendra Smith-Howard's research explores how environmental history intersects with concerns about health. Smith-Howard's current project focuses on changes in milk and dairy farming in the United States during the 20th century. She previously worked as a seasonal interpreter in Montana's Glacier National Park and taught in Salatiga, Central Java, Indonesia. She earned her doctorate in history at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2007.