Shepherd Aaron Ellis

Shepherd Aaron Aaron Ellis

Graduate Assistant


Professional Summary

My name is Shepherd Aaron Ellis, and I am a history Ph.D. student at the University of Cincinnati. My research focuses on how the natural environment impacted early modern societies and how mutable the natural world was in the early modern period. I have published on the natural history of alchemy and unicorns and am currently researching sheep and peafowl in the seventeenth century. 

As a public historian, I was interviewed by Lucy May of 97.1 WXVU Cincinnati’s NPR Station and by Eddie and Rocky of 700 WLW Cincinnati’s News Radio to provide historical context during Elizabeth II’s death and Charles III’s coronation, respectively. My CV contians links to each my interviews and to my publications. 

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