Martha Few
Associate Professor of Latin American History, Department of History
(520) 621-5044

Professor Few is a historian who does interdisciplinary research on medicine and public health in colonial Latin America, Mesoamerican ethnohistory, and animals/insects histories in Latin America. She is currently working on a multispecies environmental history, analyzing the connections among imperialism, climate change, and epizootic disease outbreaks in the Americas (rabies, anthrax, etc.) from 1450-1850.

Research Themes: 
Ethnobiology
Land use
Native nations
Species adaptation
Agrarian societies
Deforestation
Drought
Pest management
Plant science
Animal behavior
Ecosystem disturbances
Entomology
History
Indigenous knowledge
Invasive species
Plant ecology
Species adaptation
Urban ecology
Public Health
Infectious disease
Non-infectious disease
Pest management
Urban Environment
Urban wildlife

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