Professor Joyce Chaplin

28 - 30 October 2014 FTBMVP Joyce Chaplin

Joyce E. Chaplin is the James Duncan Phillips Professor of Early American History. A graduate of Northwestern University and the Johns Hopkins University, she is a former Fulbright Scholar. She has taught at five universities on two continents and an island, and in a maritime studies program on the Atlantic Ocean. She is most interested in topics where humans and nature meet.

The New Worlds at the Heart of T. R. Malthus's Principle of Population is a public lecture co-sponsored by the IAS and the Cabot Institute. It will take place in the Peel Lecture Theatre, Geographical Sciences at 5pm on Wednesday 29 October. The event is free but bookign is required.

The lecture is based on a book Professor Chaplin is writing with Professor Alison Bashford (Cambridge) for Princeton University Press.


For more details on Professor Chaplin's visit, please contact Professor Robert Mayhew at