Mark Stoll studies environmental history and the history of religion. He is an avid hiker and backpacker, a traveler, a fan of rock and classical music, a student of languages, and a professor of history at Texas Tech University. He is currently writing an environmental history of capitalism. Stoll has degrees from Rice University and the University of Texas at Austin. Between degrees, he lived in San Francisco and traveled a year in India and Sri Lanka.
Recent honor: For the 40th anniversary of the journal Environmental History, the editors listed "path-breaking scholarship that has shaped our field," including Stoll's "Milton in Yosemite: Paradise Lost and the National Parks Idea."
John Knox, Richard Mather, William Wordsworth, John Muir, and John Lennon