Kathryn Morse was educated at Brookline High School in Brookline, Massachusetts, and at Yale University, Utah State University, and the University of Washington. She teaches courses in United States history, with particular focus on the history of the American West, and United States Environmental History. She also teaches courses in the Program in Environmental Studies, for which she served as director from 2008 - 2011. Her first book, The Nature of Gold: An Environmental History of the Klondike Gold Rush, was published in 2003 and she is currently working on an illustrated environmental history of the United States.
For more information, see http://community.middlebury.edu/~kmorse.