Dr. Gregory Wilson is Professor of History at the University of Akron where he teaches courses in United States, Ohio, environmental, and public history. In both teaching and research, he has utilized oral history and community history. His published work includes Above the Shots: An Oral History of the Kent State Shootings (with Craig Simpson), Ohio: A History of the Buckeye State (with Kevin F. Kern), and Communities Left Behind: The Area Redevelopment Administration, 1945 – 1965. He is currently finishing a book about Kepone contamination among workers and the environment in Virginia.
For the DePOT project, Dr. Wilson will work on the Politics of Industrial Closure and the Environment thematic initiatives, while serving on the Coordinating Committee.