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John Hultgren

Bennington College
United States
Email johnhultgren [at] bennington [period/dot] edu

John Hultgren teaches politics and environmental studies at Bennington College in Vermont, USA. He received his Ph.D. in political science from Colorado State University, and is the author of Border Walls Gone Green: Nature and Anti-immigrant Politics in America (University of Minnesota Press, 2015). His current book project examines the historical linkages between anti-environmentalism and class struggle. He also continues to explore the evolving relationship between right-wing nationalism and environmental politics.

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John Hultgren and Dimitris Stevis. 2020. “Interrogating socio-ecological coalitions: environmentalist engagements with labor and immigrants’ rights in the United States.” Environmental Politics 29 (3): 457-478.

John Hultgren. 2020. “The Nativist Contagion.” Society & Space, May 25.

John Hultgren. 2018. “Those Who Bring From the Earth’: Anti-Environmentalism and the Trope of the White Male Worker.” Ethics, Policy, & Environment 21 (1): 21-25.

Hultgren, John. 2015. “Border Walls Gone Green: Nature and Anti-immigrant Politics in America.” Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press.