Paul S. Sutter (NHC Fellow, 2021–22) | National Humanities Center

Paul S. Sutter (NHC Fellow, 2021–22)

Project Title

Pulling the Teeth of the Tropics: An Environmental History of the U.S. Sanitary Program in Panama

University of Colorado Boulder

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Sutter, Paul S.

Fellowship Work Summary, 2021–22

Paul S. Sutter completed drafts of the first two chapters of his work in progress, Pulling the Teeth of the Tropics, and began revisions on chapters 3 and 4. His article, “A Subversive Bonanza: The Construction of the Panama Canal, the Biomedical and Life Sciences, and the Birth of Tropical Ecology,” appeared in Beyond the Lab and Field: Infrastructures as Places of Knowledge Production since the Late Nineteenth Century, edited by Martin Meiske and Eike-Christian Heine (Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2022).