Carnegie Mellon University
March 27, 2015

American Society for Environmental History Honors Joel Tarr with Distinguished Service Award

American Society for Environmental History Honors Joel Tarr with Distinguished Service Award American Society for Environmental History Honors Joel Tarr with Distinguished Service Award

Joel Tarr, who has spent his career studying the environmental history of cities and the history and impact of their technological systems, was awarded the 2015 Distinguished Service Award by the ASEH.

Caroline Acker, head of the Department of History, said that the field of environmental history is on the rise as issues like climate change and global warming take on urgency. She believes Tarr's work has been critical.

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