Academic Organizations

William Cronon's activities in various academic organizations have included the following:

Faculty Director, Pathways to Excellence Program, UW-Madison (since 1997)

Board of Curators, Wisconsin Historical Society (since 1997)

Nominating Board, Organization of American Historians (2003-06); Ray Allen Billington Prize Committee (1993-95); Chair, Merle Curti Award in Social History Prize Committee (1990)

Facstaff Fellow, past Faculty Director, Chadbourne Residential College, UW-Madison

Vice President for Professional Division, American Historical Association, 2002-2005; member AHA Professional Division (1995-98); James Harvey Robinson Prize Committee (1990)

President, American Society for Environmental History, 1989-93; Executive Committee (1987-98)

District VI Selection Committee, Rhodes Scholarship Trust, 1999-2005; District VI Secretary (2002-05); Wisconsin State Secretary (1993-1999); State Selection Committees for Connecticut (1985-87); Vermont (1983-84, 1988)

Member, External Advisory Board, Yale Institute for Biospheric Studies (1992-2004)

Nominating Committee, Western History Association, 1995-97; WHA Award of Merit Committee (1995-97); Chair, 1992 Program Committee (1990-92); Program Committee for 1986 Convention (1986-87)

Board, Forest History Society, 1993-1999

Organizer and Chair, Reinventing Nature Residential Faculty Seminar, University of California Humanities Research Institute, University of California-Irvine (Spring 1994); seminar produced the book Uncommon Ground: Rethinking the Human Place in Nature

Committee on Problems and Policy, Social Science Research Council, 1991-96; chair, 1994-96

Member Advisory Board, Environmental Protection Agency History Office, 1992-95

National Research Council Committee on the Human Consequences of Global Change (1990)

Member, Historical Advisory Board, WGBH-TV's American Experience Television Series, (1987-)