Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Kristin Wintersteen

Zemurray Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellow


  • B.A., University of Washington, Latin American Studies & Spanish, 2001
  • Ph.D., Duke University, History, 2011

Academic Experience

  • Teaching Fellow, Tulane University, 2012-13
  • Instructor, Duke University, 2010-2011

Research & Teaching Specializations: Environmental History, Southern Cone

Related Experience

  • Co-coordinator with Kristen Evans, Down By The River public/environmental history project, 2012-13
  • Visiting Doctoral Researcher,, Free University of Berlin, 2011
  • Visiting Scholar & Fieldwork, Center for Environmental Sustainability, Universidad Peruana de Cayetano Heredia, 2008-2009
  • Research Team Member, Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness, Duke University, 2008


  • Zemurray-Stone Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship, Stone Center, Tulane University, 2012-13
  • Katherine G. Stern Dissertation Fellowship, Graduate School, Duke University, 2010-11
  • Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Award, 2008-09
  • Graduate Academic Scholarship, Organization of American States, 2008-09
  • F.K. Weyerhaeuser Forest History Fellowship, Forest History Society, 2008-09

Languages: Spanish, Portuguese, German

Recently-Taught Latin American-Related Courses: Environmental History in the Americas, Environmental Inequalities in the Gulf Coast and Caribbean

Selected Publications

  • 2012. “Protein from the Sea: The Global Rise of Fishmeal and the Industrialization of Southeast Pacific Fisheries, 1918-1973,” Working Paper No. 26, Free University Berlin. Online.
  • 2012. “Sustainable Gastronomy: A Market-Based Approach to Improving Environmental Sustainability in the Peruvian Anchoveta Fishery,” in Environmental Leadership: A Reference Handbook, Vol. II, ed. D. Gallagher (SAGE): 626-634.
  • 2009. “Crafting an International Legal Regime for Worker Rights: Assessing the Literature since the 1999 Seattle WTO Protests.” Co-author with John D. French. International Labor and Working Class History 75 (Spring): 145-168.