FUNDING PROVIDED BY:
- Charles Redd Center for Western Studies Publication Award ($3000), Spring 2015 and Summer Award ($1500), Summer 2007
- University of Northern Iowa, College of Social and Behavioral Science Project Grant ($1000), Spring 2015 and New Faculty Research Grant ($5778), Summer 2014
- University of Nevada, Las Vegas, President’s Fellow ($20,000), 2009-2010 and Hal K. Rothman Doctoral History Graduate Student Award ($7000), 2007-2008
- Gregory Smoak, Western Historical Quarterly (Winter 2016): 505-506.
- Aaron McArthur, The Public Historian (August 2016): 206-207.
- James R. Skillen, The American Historical Review (June 2016): 968.
- John Freemuth, Montana The Magazine of Western History (Spring 2016): 81-82.
- Wendell Cox, Choice (May 2016).
- Philip Garone, H-Environment, April 2016.
- “The Size of the Risk: Histories of Multiple Use in the Great Basin,” Wallace Stegner Center for Land Resources and the Environment, February 23, 2017, Salt Lake City, UT 2016
- “Making Sense of Mustang, Mushroom Clouds, and the Meaning of Public Lands” Charles Redd Center for Western Studies, October 6, 2016, Provo, UT 2016
- “Sizing Up Public Lands in the Sagebrush State,” Lied Library Special Collections, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, April 22, 2016, Las Vegas, NV 2008
“Incident at Galisteo: The 1955 Teapot Series and the Mental Landscape of Contamination,” Proving Grounds: Testing, Militarized Landscapes, and the Environmental Consequences of American Empire. Ed Martini, editor. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2015. 75-110.
- Christopher M. Rein, Environmental History (July 2016): 580-582.
- Sasha Davis, Journal of American History (June 2016):223-224.
- Kurk Dorsey, Southern California Quarterly (Spring 2016): 136-138.
“Every Mine, Every Cow Path, Every Ranch Near the Nevada Test Site: Oral History as Fieldwork,” Oral History, Community, and Work in the American West. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2013. 284-304.
- Donna Sinclair, Oral History Review (Winter/Spring 2015): 183-186.
- Lisa Gabbert, Journal of Folklore Research (December 2014):
- Donna M. DeBlasio, The Public Historian (May 2014): 140-142.
I have reviewed manuscripts for scholarly journals including Agricultural History, Oregon Historical Society Quarterly, Pacific Historical Review, and the Western Historical Quarterly, as well as for academic presses such as University of Arizona Press, University of Massachusetts Press, and University of Oklahoma Press. In addition, I also regularly participate in writing book reviews of scholarly works in my fields of study.
- Downwind: A People’s History of the Nuclear West by Sarah Alisabeth Fox (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2014), Environmental History. July 2015: 527-528.
- Imagining Hoover Dam: The Making of a Cultural Icon by Anthony F. Arrigo (Reno: University of Nevada Press, 2014), The Public Historian. May 2015: 143-144.
- Gender, Whiteness, and Power in Rodeo: Breaking Away from the Ties of Sexism and Racism by Tracy Owens Patton and Sally M. Schedlock (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2012), Western Historical Quarterly. Spring 2014: 94-95.
- The Road to Yucca Mountain: The Development of Radioactive Waste Policy in the United States by J. Samuel Walker (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2009), Environmental History. January 2013: 227-229.
- Nevada’s Environmental Legacy: Progress or Plunder by James W. Hulse (Reno: University of Nevada Press, 2009), Western Historical Quarterly. Fall 2010: 389-390.
- Wrangling Women: Humor and Gender in the American West by Kristin McAndrews (Reno: University of Nevada Press, 2007), Pacific Northwest Quarterly. Summer 2008: 139-140.