Abeer Saha

Abeer Saha

Doctoral Candidate
Editor-in-Chief, Essays in History
Jefferson Fellow, Jefferson Scholars Foundation

Field & Specialties

Advisers: W. B. Carlson & Sarah Milov
History of Technology & Capitalism
American History Since 1865
Global Health & Environmental History


University of Virginia, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

M.A. in History

University of Virginia, School of Engineering and Applied Science

B.S. Mechanical Engineering with Engineering Business Minor


Book Review:

Abeer Saha, Review of “Technology and the Search for progress in Modern Mexico,” by Edward Beatty, World History Bulletin (Fall 2016)

Undergraduate Thesis:

Abeer Saha, "Detoxifying Divinity: Science, Religion, and the River Yamuna of North India," Journal of Environmental Research and Development 10 (3) (Jan-Mar 2016): 565-575.

Current Research

20th century Capitalism and Environmental History, Animal Agriculture, Feedlots, CAFOs, Food Politics, Land-grant Research. 

Awards & Honors

Jefferson Fellowship (2018-2020)

Yamuna River Project Grant (2018-2019)                                                             

AHSS Award (2017)

Graduate Environmental Resilience Fellowship (2016-2017)                               

Raven Society Fellowship (2016-2017)           

Courses Taught

The Era of the American Revolution (TA) - Spring 2018

American Economic History (Super Grader) - Fall 2017

War & Society in the 20th Century (TA) - Spring 2017

Global History (TA) - Fall 2016