Neil M. Maher is a professor of history in the Federated History Department at the New Jersey Institute of Technology and Rutgers University at Newark, where he teaches environmental and political history. His most recent book, Apollo in the Age of Aquarius, which examines the interrelationship between the space race and the grassroots political struggles of the 1960s, was recently selected as a Bloomberg View Must-Read (2017), a Choice Outstanding Academic Title (2017), and winner of the Eugene M. Emme best book award from the American Astronautical Society (2018). While at the Rachel Carson Center
he worked on a guidebook on the use of visual culture within the environmental humanities.
Importance of Visual Culture Within Environmental History." In A Field on Fire: Essays on the Future of Environmental History, edited by Mark Hersey and Theodore Steinberg,189-208. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2019.