Tom Haines has reported in more than 35 countries and on five continents, on topics ranging from coal to cricket, art to revolution.
A former staff writer for The Boston Globe and The Seattle Times, Tom is the author of Walking to the Sun, published in October, 2018 by ForeEdge/UPNE. The book explores at ground level the scale of the fossil fuel industry in America and the emerging renewable, carbon-free fuels that may replace it. He has also written for The Washington Post, Orion Magazine, Virginia Quarterly Review, The Atlantic, The New York Times, The Big Bend Sentinel, and elsewhere. He has three times been named Travel Journalist of the Year in North America, and his work has been anthologized in "The Best American Travel Writing" and "The Prentice Hall Reader."
At UNH, Tom teaches in the undergraduate Journalism Program, including digital reporting workshops and upper-level courses on investigative reporting and covering the environment in an era of climate change.
M.J., University of California - Berkeley
B.A., Dartmouth College
COLA 658: Humanities Spr Budapest Prog
ENGL 620: English Major Internship
ENGL 631: Intro to Digital Reporting
ENGL 712: Advanced Reporting/Multimedia
ENGL 721: Advanced Reporting
ENGL 804: Advanced Nonfiction Writing
ENGL 808: Topic/Travel Writing
HUMA 550: Comparative Ideas
HUMA 551: Field Studies in Art & Culture
Selected Artistic Activities & Publications
Public reading (2018).
Haines, T. (2018). Walking to the Sun A Journey Through America's Energy Landscapes. Foreedge.