PhD 1986, University of Wyoming
422K Minard Hall
Areas of Interest and Specialization: American West, Environmental History, Public History) Wilderness Forever: Howard Zahniser and the Path to the Wilderness Act (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2005); A Symbol of Wilderness: Echo Park and the American Conservation Movement (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2000).
Research Awards: 1995, "Outstanding Research and Creative Activity Award," College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
Professional Service: 1992-2001, Book Review Editor, Environmental History; 1999-2003, Member, Executive Board, American Society for Environmental History.
University Service: 1991-1994, 1999-2002, 2005-, University Senate.
External Grants: 1988, NEH Summer Seminar for College Teachers; 1994, James J. Hill Research Library Grant; 1996, American Heritage Center Grant, University of Wyoming; 1997, Forest History Society Grant; 1999, Wilderness Society Travel and Research Grant; 1999, Minnesota History Center Visiting Scholar Grant; 2000-2001, State Historical Society of North Dakota Grant.
Current Courses Taught
U.S. History to 1877
U.S. History since 1877
U.S. Environmental History
American Frontier to 1850
American West Since 1850