This is the fifth post in my series that explores the most-used words in the top stories shared amongst Environmental Historians and Environmental Humanities scholars on Twitter each week.

Here are the top articles amongst environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (March 27-April 2, 2017):

Monday: “Princess Dashkova: The Princess and the Unicorn” by Jan Freedman, Trowelblazers

Tuesday: Climate Change Denialists in Charge” by Coral Davenport, The New York Times

Wednesday: A Conversation about Teaching Early Canadian History in the United States, Part 2: In the Classroom” with Claire Campbell, Alexandre Dubé, Jeffers Lennox, and Christopher Parsons, Borealia 

Thursday: A Holocaust survivor’s pointed message about ICE enforcement: ‘History is not on your side’” by Kristine Phillips, The Washington Post

Friday: I worked for Jared Kushner. He’s the wrong businessman to reinvent government” by Elizabeth Spiers, The Washington Post

Saturday: Top Ten Climbs”, National Geographic

Sunday: Why We Need to Challenge the Culture of Monogamy” by Allison Tierney, Vice 


1. American
2. people
3. said
4. think
5. like
6. one
7. climate
8. students
9. history
10. Canada
11. know

Published by Jessica M. DeWitt

Dr. Jessica M. DeWitt is an environmental historian of Canada and the United States. She is passionate about the use of digital technologies to bridge the gap between the public and researchers. In addition to her community and professional work, she offers various editing and social media consultancy services.

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