Georgina Endfield (Co-Investigator)
Professor of Environmental History
School of Geography, University of Nottingham
Georgina specializes in historical conceptualizations of and social responses to climate change and extreme weather events. She is particularly interested in Human adaptation and response to unusual weather events in historical context and vulnerability to extreme weather and environmental history in southern Africa and Mexico. She is author of Climate and Society in Colonial Mexico: a Study in Vulnerability, a former editor of the journal Environment and History and Philip Leverhulme Prize winner.She has led a number of projects on the themes of climate history and placed based weather memories, resulting among other outputs in a Royal Geographical Society (with the IBG) Discovering Britain Walk up Great Dun Fell, Cumbria. With colleagues in the Universities of Glasgow, Liverpool and Aberystwyth she is also currently leading an investigation of the history of extreme weather events in the UK. Georgina’s interests including playing- but mostly listening to- music and walking in the Derbyshire Peak District.