Maura Capps

Maura Capps is a PhD candidate at the University of Chicago, focusing primarily on the environmental and agricultural history of Britain and the British Empire in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. As a 2013–2014 International Dissertation Research Fellowship recipient, Capps has conducted research in the United Kingdom, Australia, and South Africa and is currently working on her dissertation “All Flesh Is Grass: Cultivation as Conservation in the Sown Grasslands of the British Empire, 1780–1850.”

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