Sam Hawksford White

Sam Hawksford White

Postgraduate Researcher

Qualifications

  • BA (University of London)
  • MSt (University of Cambridge)
  • MSc (Oxford Brookes University)

Summary

Sam Hawksford White is a historian of media and the environment in the Centre for Water Cultures. His current research project is concerned with the coverage of floods and drought events in American photography, information film and newsreels from 1929-1940.

Recent outputs

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Digital Artefact

Book Review: American Energy Cinema, ed. by Robert Lifset, Raechel Lutz, and Sarah Stanford-McIntyre

Hawksford White, S. (2023). Book Review: American Energy Cinema, ed. by Robert Lifset, Raechel Lutz, and Sarah Stanford-McIntyre. [Website Content]

'Malign Living Structures': Functions of the Survey Image in Soil Erosion – A National Menace

Hawksford White, S. ‘Malign Living Structures’: Functions of the Survey Image in Soil Erosion – A National Menace. [Webpage]

Presentation / Conference

High Waters: the 1937 Ohio-Mississippi Flood Disaster in Photographic Cultures

Hawksford White, S. (2023, April). High Waters: the 1937 Ohio-Mississippi Flood Disaster in Photographic Cultures. Paper presented at British Association for American Studies Annual Conference 2023, University of Keele

Research interests

Environmental History, History of Photography, Documentary Studies, Modern American History, Media History

Awards and prizes

Alfred D. Bell Jr. Travel Grant

2023

The Forest History Society annually offers a number of competitive Alfred D. Bell Jr., Travel Grants to support travel and lodging expenses incurred by researchers conducting in-depth studies at the Society's Alvin J. Huss Archives and Carl A. Weyerhaeuser Library. FHS established the award to honor the memory of wholesale lumberman, forest industry editor, and former FHS vice president Alfred D. Bell Jr., who died in 1985.

Scholarship role

Leverhulme Doctoral Scholarship

2022 - 2026

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