Timo Myllyntaus works as a professor of Finnish history at the University of Turku, where he teaches modern history and historical research methodology. He gained his M.Soc.Sc. and Licentiate (post-graduate qualification) at the University of Helsinki and PhD from the London School of Economics. The emphasis of his research has been on the economic, environmental, and technological history of the energy sector. However, his most recent edited volume, Thinking through the Environment: Green Approaches to Global History (White Horse Press, 2011), focuses on methodologies in environmental history. He has also co-edited books on the economic history of small countries, such as Pathbreakers: Small European Countries Responding to Globalisation and De-Globalisation, which was published by Peter Lang in 2008. In addition, he has published more than 100 scientific articles and chaired the local organizing committee that hosted the Sixth ESEH Conference in summer 2011 in Turku, Finland.