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Frank Ludlow

Postdoctoral Fellow, Yale University

Frank Ludlow

Frank Ludlow is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellow (2016-2018), working with Prof. Poul Holm on a project entitled "Historical Dynamics of Violence, Conflict and Extreme Weather in Medieval Ireland" (CLIMCONFLICT). Frank has previously been a Postdoctoral Fellow (2013-2016) with the Yale Climate & Energy Institute and Department of History, working with Prof. Benedict Kiernan of the Department of History and Prof. Michael R. Dove of the School of Forestry & Environmental Studies; a Carson Fellow (2013-2014) with the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society, LMU Munich; an Environmental Fellow (2011-2013) with the Harvard University Center for the Environment and Department of History, working with Prof. Michael McCormick and the Initiative for the Science of the Human Past at Harvard (SoHP), and a Pre- and Postdoctoral Fellow with the Trinity Long Room Hub (2009-2011).

Research Interests

Environmental History - Climate History - Climate of the North Atlantic, Eurasia and the Near East in the Ancient, Medieval and Early Modern Periods - Weather and Climatic Extremes - Societal Impacts of Extremes - Climate and Conflict - Dendrochronology - Ice Cores - Volcanic Impact on Climate and Society - Environmental Archaeology - Medieval Annals and Chronicles - Environmental Perception of the Medieval, Ancient and Early Modern Periods.

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Last updated 2 June 2016 History (Email).