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Peter Neushul

Senior Associate Researcher in the Department of History at UCSB

Peter Neushul’s publications include books and articles on the history of science, the history of technology, environmental history, history of medicine, and military history. He holds bachelor’s, masters, and doctoral degrees from the University of California at Santa Barbara.  He is currently a visiting senior associate researcher in the Department of History at the University of California at Santa Barbara.

Surfing related publications:

  • Peter Neushul and Peter Westwick, World in the Curl: An Unconventional History of Surfing (Random House, 2013).
    • “Aerospace and Surfing: Connecting to California Keynotes,” in Jannson Volker, ed., Minds and Matters:  Technology in California and the West, (University of California Press, 2012).
    • “Is there Surf? Wave Forecasting and Wave Riding,” in Anita Guerrini and Helen Rozwadowski, eds., American Oceanography at Mid-Century (Oregon State University Press) forthcoming.
    • “Blowing Foam and Blowing Minds: Better Surfing through Chemistry,” in David Kaiser and Patrick McCray, eds., Groovy Science (University of Chicago Press) forthcoming.