Chad Montrie is a professor in the History Department at the University of Massachusetts Lowell.  He is the author of five books, including The Myth of Silent Spring: Rethinking the Origins of American Environmentalism (2018).

He is the Fulbright Canada Research Chair for 2022-2023 at the University of Calgary, investigating the role Canadian workers played in making an environmental movement and participating in the Energy in Society group at the Calgary Institute for the Humanities.