Dr. Oslund is currently working on a project titled “Survival and Adaptation in Arctic Environments: Modern and Traditional Whaling in the Arctic, 1850-1920,” a comparative study of whaling in Danish Greenland, the Canadian Arctic, and the Russian North.
“North Atlantic Whaling: A Case Study for Global Whaling Politics?” paper at the American Society for Environmental History conference, Phoenix, Arizona, April 13-17, 2011.
”Whales and Whalers--Arctic Travelers and Arctic Inhabitants: A History of Whaling Cultures and their Contemporary Politics,” invited paper for the Arctic Perspectives Conference, Naryan Mar, Russia, June 24-26, 2010.
Awards and Honors
Research Fellowship from the Rachel Carson Center for the Study of Environment and Society in Munich, Germany, for 2012-2013
College of Liberal Arts Summer Research Grant, Towson University, Summer 2011
Research Fellow in Environmental History, German Historical Institute, Washington D.C.,
(academic years 2004-2006)
Andrew W. Mellon Research Fellow in International Studies, John W. Kluge Center, Library of Congress, Washington D.C. (academic year 2003-04)