University of Missouri


Susan Flader

Professor Emerita
Ph.D., Stanford University
area: American West; American environmental history
office: 8 Read Hall
phone: 573-882-8264

B.A. University of Wisconsin - Madison, 1963
M.A. Stanford, 1965
Ph.D. Stanford, 1971

Professor Flader taught courses in U.S. Western and environmental history, world environmental history, and the history of Missouri.

In addition to numerous articles she has authored or edited six books, among them Thinking Like a Mountain: Aldo Leopold and the Evolution of an Ecological Attitude Towards Deer, Wolves, and Forests (1974; 1994), The Great Lakes Forest: An Environmental and Social History (1983); The River of the Mother of God and Other Essays by Aldo Leopold with J.B. Callicott (1991); and Exploring Missouri's Legacy: State Parks and Historic Sites (1992). She is past president of the American Society for Environmental History and serves on many other professional and environmental boards and committees.


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Susan Flader
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