Angela Gugliotta, Environmental Historian and Lecturer at the University of Chicago, 1963-2010

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Angela Gugliotta, a beloved teacher of environmental history whose research challenged the categorical distinction between natural and social knowledge, died June 1 after a ten-year battle with breast cancer. She was 47.

Funeral services were held Monday at St. Thomas the Apostle Church in Hyde Park before an assembly of over two-hundred and fifty, including many students and faculty members from departments across the University.

Gugliotta served as Lecturer in the College and Research Associate in the Humanities Division since 2002. Her teaching was primarily in Environmental Studies and the Humanities Core.

"Angela was a gifted scholar, a fine teacher, and a dedicated mentor to our students," said Mark Lycett, director of the Program on the Global Environment that administers the Environmental Studies major in the College. "She was an incisive and creative voice in our program and her contributions are irreplaceable."...
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