Scholarly Articles & Book Chapters
(Links or .pdfs where available.)
“Confronting Kennecott in the Cascades.” In The Nature of Hope: Grassroots Organizing, Environmental Justice, and Political Change, edited by Char Miller and Jeff Crane, 251-282. Louisville: University Press of Colorado, 2018.
“Sometimes, It Takes a Table.” Environmental History 23, no. 1 (January 2018): 143-51. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/envhis/emx122
“Claiming Spaces for Science: The Canadian Arctic Expedition (1913-18) and the Ambiguities of Scientific Exploration.” Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences 47, no. 2 (April 2017): 164-99. DOI: 10.1525/hsns.2017.47.2.164
“Finding Complexity in a Ditch: Hugh T. Lovin and Idaho Irrigation History.” In Complexity in a Ditch: Bringing Water to the Idaho Desert, by Hugh T. Lovin, 1-14. Pullman: Washington State University Press, 2017.
With Brynn Lacabanne. “Instituting Water Research: The Water Resources Research Act (1964) and the Idaho Water Resources Research Institute.” Water History 9, no. 3 (September 2017): 295–316. DOI: 10.1007/s12685-016-0190-x
“Public Lands and Their Administration.” Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History. August 2017. DOI:10.1093/acrefore/9780199329175.013.396
“Pleading for Posterity: Idaho Wilderness in Time.” In Idaho Wilderness Considered, edited by Murray Feldman and Jennifer Emery Davison, 33-48. Boise: Idaho Humanities Council, 2016.
“Protecting American Lands with Justice William O. Douglas.” The George Wright Forum 32, no. 2 (2015): 165-73.
“Rexford Daubenmire and the Ecology of Place: Applied Ecology in the Mid-Twentieth-Century American West.” In New Perspectives on the History of Life Sciences and Agriculture, edited by Denise Phillips and Sharon Kingsland, 297-322. Archimedes New Studies in the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology series, edited by Jed Z. Buchwald. New York: Springer, 2015.
With Rebecca Stunz. “Mobile Nature, Cooperative Management, and Institutional Adaptation in Pacific Northwest Blister Rust Control in the 20th Century.” Pacific Northwest Quarterly 105, no. 4 (Fall 2014): 159-74
“Making the Idaho Landscape of 1863.” Idaho Landscapes (March 2013): 5-17.
With Paul Hirt. “The Past and Future of the Columbia River.” In The Columbia River Treaty Revisited: Transboundary River Governance in the Face of Uncertainty, edited by Barbara Cosens, 115-36. Corvallis: Oregon State University Press, 2012.
“Roots and Branches: Environmentalism and the American West.” In “Environmentalism in the American West,” edited by Adam M. Sowards. Special issue, Journal of the West 50, no. 1 (Winter 2011): 9-12.
“‘We’re All Kinda Crazy’: Smokejumpers and Western Forests.” In “Talking Green: Oral History and Environmental History,” edited by Alan MacEachern and Ryan O’Connor. Special issue, Oral History Forum d’histoire orale 30 (2010).
“From Virgin Forest to Modern Farm: Picturing Ecological Change in Northern Idaho’s Cutover Land.” Idaho Yesterdays 50, no. 2 (Fall 2009). http://188.8.131.52/idahoyesterdays/index.php/IY/article/view/17/14
“William O. Douglas’s Wilderness Politics: Public Protest and Committees of Correspondence in the Pacific Northwest.” Western Historical Quarterly 37, no. 1 (Spring 2006): 21-42.
“Modern Ahabs in Texas: William O. Douglas and Lone Star Conservation.” Journal of the West 44, no. 4 (Fall 2005): 39-46.
“William O. Douglas: The Environmental Justice.” In The Human Tradition in the American West, edited by Benson Tong and Regan Lutz, 155-170. Wilmington, Delaware: Scholarly Resources, Inc., 2002. Reprinted in The Human Tradition in America: 1865 to the Present, edited by Charles W. Calhoun, 301-316. Wilmington, Delaware: Scholarly Resources, Inc. 2003.
“Administrative Trials, Environmental Consequences, and the Use of History in Arizona’s Tonto National Forest, 1926-1996.” Western Historical Quarterly 31, no. 2 (Summer 2000): 189-214.
Bert M. Fireman Award, Western History Association, 2000
“Spiritual Egalitarianism: John Muir’s Religious Environmentalism.” In John Muir in Historical Perspective, edited by Sally M. Miller, 123-136. New York: Peter Lang Publishing, 1999.
“Reclamation, Ranching and Reservation: Environmental, Cultural, and Governmental Rivalries in Transitional Arizona.” Journal of the Southwest 40, no. 3 (Autumn 1998): 333-361.