Below is a partial listing of my scholarly articles, organized thematically into three categories: (1) Public Lands, Resource Management, and Landscape Change; (2) Environmental and Wilderness Activism; and (3) History of Science. (Links are provided when possible.)
Public Lands, Resource Management, and Landscape Change
“Finding Complexity in a Ditch: Hugh T. Lovin and Idaho Irrigation History” Introduction to Hugh T. Lovin, Complexity in a Ditch: Bringing Water to the Idaho Desert. Pullman: Washington State University, 2017.
“Public Lands and Their Administration.” Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History. August 2017. DOI:10.1093/acrefore/9780199329175.013.396
“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. (with Rebecca Stunz)
“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. (with Paul Hirt)
“‘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).
Environmental and Wilderness Activism
“Confronting Kennecott in the Cascades.” In The Nature of Hope: Grassroots Organizing, Environmental Justice, and Political Change, edited by Char Miller and Jeff Crane, 251-82. Louisville: University Press of Colorado, 2018.
“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. [book for purchase at the Idaho Humanities Council]
“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. [NB: A printer’s error removed all the apostrophes in this article.]
“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, 2002. Reprinted in The Human Tradition in America: 1865 to the Present, edited by Charles W. Calhoun, 301-316. Wilmington, Delaware: Scholarly Resources, 2003.
History of Science
“Claiming Spaces for Science: Scientific Exploration and the Canadian Arctic Expedition of 1913-1918.” Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 47, no. 2 (April 2017): 164-99. DOI: 10.1525/hsns.2017.47.2.164.
With Brynn Lacabanne. “Instituting Water Research: The Water Resources Research Act (1964) and the Idaho Water Resources Research Institute.” Water History 9 (September 2017): 295-316. DOI: 10.1007/s12685-016-0190-x
“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 Series. New York: Springer, 2015. [Contract prevents me from sharing this chapter, but much of it is available here.]