Neall W. Pogue
Environmental Historian



2022 The Nature of the Religious Right: The Struggle Between Conservative Evangelicals and the Environmental Movement. Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, April, 2022.

Refereed Journals

Forthcoming “Winning Against God’s Earth: The Religious Right’s Use of a Competition Framework to Justify Anti-Environmentalism.” The Journal of American Culture.
2022 “Making America Great Again in Christian Schools: Using Historical Narratives of Chaos and Order to Make ‘Real Americans.’” Journal of Educational Media, Memory, and Society 14:1 (Autumn 2022):114-132.
2016 “The Religious Right’s Compassionate Steward and Conservationist: The Lost Environmental Philosophies of Pat Robertson, 1977-1989.” Environmental Ethics 38:4 (Winter 2016): 483 – 497.



2023 “Barry Lyons and Linda Nieman, Virginia’s Calling”. Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture, June, 1-3.
2017 Devoted to Nature: The Religious Roots of American Environmentalism, by Evan Berry, Church History 86:1 (March 2017): 258-260.


2016 Encyclopedia of Christianity in the United States, s.v. “Ministries with the Blind”, “Holt International Children’s Service”, and “International Lutheran Layman’s League.” Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group.

Work in Progress

Chapter Invited contributor to a proposed book titled Handbook of Religion and the Environment published by Edward Elgar. Planned for publication in 2025.
Article Invited contributor to Religion Compass. Article title: “The Religious Right and God’s Earth: The Scholarship of American Conservative Evangelicals and the Environment”

Other Publications

Forthcoming “The Lost Environmentalists: The Religious Right and God’s Earth” article invited by Premier Christian magazine, UK.
2023 Interviewed for podcast The Way of Improvement Leads Home: American History, Religion, Politics, and Academic Life hosted by Dr. John Fea.
2023 Interviewed by Brian Calvert, Associate Editor, Earth Island Journal.
2023 “How Evangelicals Moved from Supporting Environmental Stewardship to Climate Skepticism” The Conversation (January 30, 2023)
2023 “The Nature of the Religious Right: An Interview with Neall Pogue,” interview by William Trollinger, Righting America, a forum for scholarly conversation about Christianity, culture, and politics in the U.S.
2023 “Random Samples with Neall W. Pogue,” interview by Glenn Branch, Reports of the National Center for Science Education43:1 (Winter 2023): 10.
2023 “Neall W. Pogue’s The Nature of the Religious Right”. The Page 99 Test (May 3, 2022).
2022 “New Film Explores Birth of Evangelical Climate Activist: Interview with Barry Lyons”, film review invited by the International Society for the Study of Religion, Nature, and Culture
2022 Interviewed by Winston Choi-Schagrin, Climate Desk, The New York Times.
2022 “Teaching Environmental Issues in Christian School Education,” Righting America, a forum for scholarly conversation about Christianity, culture, and politics in the U.S.


Neall Pogue, Ph.D.,
Assistant Professor
University of Alaska, Fairbanks
Department of History
Gruening Building 604C
1747 South Chandalar Drive
Fairbanks, AK 99775