Western History


Across the Continent: Jefferson, Lewis and Clark and the Making of America, Co-Editor, with Jeffrey L. Hantman, and Peter S. Onuf (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2005; paper, 2006).

Chapters, Articles and Essays

“Buffalo Bill’s Wild West,” in America in the World, 1776 to the PresentA Supplement to the Dictionary of American History, 1st Edition. Edited by Edward J. Blum, Cara Burnidge, Emily Conroy-Krutz, David Kinkela. (Farmington Hills, MI: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 2016).

“Cartographic Representations of the American West on the Eve of the Mormon Exodus,” in, Far Away in the West: The Mormon Exodus of 1846-1847, Edited by Scott C. Esplin, Richard E. Bennett, Susan Easton Black and Craig K. Manscill. Religious Studies Center. (Provo, UT: Brigham Young University Press, 2015).

(with Jason A. Heppler), “A National Monument,” in A Companion to Custer and the Little Big Horn Campaign, Edited by Brad D. Lookingbill. (Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell, 2015).

Constructing Comanche Pasts: Landscape, Memory and the Cuerno Verde Rest Area,” New Mexico Historical Review, 81, no. 1 (winter 2006): 68-95.

Creating Kearny: Forging a Historical Identity for a Central Arizona Mining Community,” The Journal of Arizona History, 46, no. 1 (spring 2005): 1-32.

Oñate’s Foot: Histories, Landscapes and Contested Memories in the Southwest,” Chapter 5 in Across the Continent: Jefferson, Lewis and Clark and the Making of America, Douglas Seefeldt, Jeffrey L. Hantman, and Peter S. Onuf, eds. (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2005, paper, 2006), 169-209.

Book Reviews

Michael P. Dombeck, Christopher A. Wood, and Jack E. Williams, From Conquest to Conservation: Our Public Lands Legacy, in Western Historical Quarterly, spring 2006.

Gail Wells and Dawn Anzinger, Lewis and Clark Meet Oregon’s Forests: Lessons from Dynamic Nature, in Oregon Historical Quarterly, spring 2002.

Peter Stanfield, Horse Opera: The Strange History of the 1930s Singing Cowboy, in Virginia Quarterly Review, 2002.

Charles Montgomery, The Spanish Redemption: Heritage, Power, and Loss on New Mexico’s Upper Rio Grande, in Virginia Quarterly Review, 2002.

Timothy Sweet, American Georgics: Economy and Environment in Early American Literature, in Virginia Quarterly Review, 2002.

Larry McMurtry, Sacagawea’s Nickname: Essays on the American West, in Virginia Quarterly Review, 2002.

William G. Robbins and James C. Foster, eds., Land in the American West: Private Claims and the Common Good, in Utah Historical Quarterly, fall 2001.

David Stiller, Wounding the West: Montana, Mining, and the Environment, in South Dakota History, fall 2001.

David R. Reynolds, There Goes the Neighborhood: Rural School Consolidation at the Grass Roots in Early Twentieth-Century Iowa, in Nebraska History, summer 2001.

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