Ph.D. University of New Mexico, 2008
M.A. University of Tennessee, 1999
B.A. University of Oregon, 1996
Labor and environmental history of the United States, global capitalism, U.S. West.
Empire of Timber: Labor Unions and the Pacific Northwest Forests
Forthcoming from Cambridge University Press, March 2016
Out of Sight: The Long and Disturbing Story of Corporations Outsourcing Catastrophe
Forthcoming from The New Press, June 2015
No Retreat, No Surrender: American History in Ten Strikes
Under contract with The New Press
Soil and Steel: The New Deal Roots of Labor-Environmental Coalitions Book in progress
"When Loggers Were Green: Lumber, Labor, and Conservation, 1937-48"
Forthcoming from Western Historical Quarterly, November 2015
"Reforestation Cooperatives and Countercultural Work in Northwestern Forests, 1970-1985"
Forthcoming from Pacific Northwest Quarterly, Winter 2015
"High Winds and Sun: Southeastern Colorado and the Dust Bowl"
Colorado Heritage, September/October 2013, 16-19.
"Preserving Nature to Preserve the Republic: Laurens Bolles, New Mexico's Cold War Conservationist,"
New Mexico Historical Review 88, no.3 (Winter 2013): 41-64.
"Lives Under the Canopy: Spotted Owls and Loggers in Western Forests," with Ryan H. Edgington.
Natural Resources Journal 52, no.1 (Spring 2012): 99-134.
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