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Alexander More

Associate Professor of Public HealthEnvironmental Health, Climate and HealthDirector of the Honors College

Ph.D. (Harvard University)


Climate and Health, Environmental Health


– More, Alexander F. et al., (2020) "The Impact of a Six‐Year Climate Anomaly on the “Spanish Flu” Pandemic and WWI," GeoHealth (AGU), 4, e2020GH000277. https://

– With Clifford, H. et al., "A 2000 Year Saharan Dust Event Proxy Record from an Ice Core in the European Alps," Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 124 (2019), 12,282-12,900

– Loveluck, C.P., More, Alexander F. et al., "Alpine ice reveals the yearly political economy of the Angevin Empire," Antiquity, 94.374 (2020): 473-90.

– More, Alexander F., et al., "The role of historical context in understanding past climate, pollution and health data in trans-disciplinary studies," GeoHealth (AGU), 2, 162-170 (2018), DOI:10.1029/2017GH000121.

– More, Alexander F., et al., "Next Generation Ice Core Technology Reveals True Minimum Natural Levels of Lead (Pb) in the Atmosphere: Insights from the Black Death," GeoHealth (AGU), 2017 (DOI: 10.1002/2017GH000064)

– With C. Loveluck et al., “Alpine ice-core evidence for transformation of the European monetary system, AD 640-670,” Antiquity, November, 2018

– With Luongo et al., "Possible Icelandic Tephra Found in European Colle Gnifetti Glacier," Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 18 (2017), 3904–3909.

– More, Alexander, "Climate Change, Health and the Anthropocene: Why We Must Study the Past," Remedia, Dec. 2017 (DOI: 10.7910/DVN/IFJWVH)

– More, Alexander, The Public Good: At The Origins of Welfare and Health Care, book manuscript under revision.

– With M. McCormick et al., “Climate Change: A First Synthesis Based on Multi-Proxy Natural Scientific and Historical Evidence,” Journal of Interdisciplinary History 43.2 (2012): 169-220 (link).

– More, Alexander F. “Civic Medicine,” and “Averroës of Cordoba” in Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages, ed. Robert E. Bjork (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008).