Public History Publications
“Professor outlines the facts behind the Arlene’s Flowers case,” in the Tri-City Herald, 14 November 2015, <http://www.tri-cityherald.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/article44851806.html>
“Founders at Odds Over Constitution," in the Tri-City Herald, 28 November 2010, E1.
"Christian Question Needs Clarification," in the Tri-City Herald, 21 February 2010, E1.
“How I Learned to Quit Whining and Started to Enjoy Teaching at a Community College” in Perspectives: Newsmagazine of the American Historical Association, vol. 43, no. 8 (November 2005), 25-27. <https://www.historians.org/publications-and-directories/perspectives-on-history/november-2005/how-i-learned-to-quit-whining-and-started-to-enjoy-teaching-at-a-community-college>
"Forgotten History can Help Resolve Current Conflict with Tribes," in the Tri-City Herald, 12 September 2004, E1.
Lectures and Presentations at Conferences
"The Challenge of Teaching Disciplinary Thinking in the Community College History Classroom" to be delivered at the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISSOTL) Annual Conference in Los Angeles, October 2016.
“Transforming the Survey: A Learning Community Approach to Literature and History,” delivered at the Community College Humanities Association Pacific-Western Division Conference, Seattle, Washington, October 16-18, 2014.
“What Would Norris Do? The Impact of Norris Hundley.” Paper delivered as part of “The Legacy of Norris Hundley in the Profession and Professional Lives of his Students, Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Association, Portland, Oregon, August 14-16, 2014.
“Navigating the Humanities across Disciplines: Insights for Teaching.” Presentation at National Conference of the Community College Humanities Association (CCHA), Louisville, Kentucky, October 26, 2013.
“Fishing Just Gets in the Blood: Fishing, Conservation and the Working Class.” Panel Commentator at Association of Environmental Historians (ASEH) Annual Conference, Toronto, Canada, April, 5, 2013.
“The Constitution in Context.” Keynote at Tri-Cities League of Women Voters Annual Banquet, Kennewick, Washington, February 3, 2011.
"Wild Salmon and Wild Fishermen." Invited Lecture, delivered at "Wild Week," sponsored by the Sitka Conservation Society, Sitka, Alaska, November 19, 2010.
"Native Americans and the Environment in the Pacific Northwest." Invited Lecture delivered at Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, Spokane, Washington, April 22, 2010.
"Conservation and Preservation in the Pacific Northwest." Invited lecture delivered at Eastern Washington University, Cheney, Washington, April 22, 2010.
"Fishermen's Problems and Why We Should Care." Invited Lecture, Clara and Art Bald Trust Environmental Lecture Series, Walla Walla University, October 22, 2009.
"Connecting Literature and History: Reflections on Our Learning Community," at Columbia Basin College, Faculty Showcase, May 15, 2009.
“Searching for Orwell and finding Adam Smith: Teaching and Travels in Inner Mongolia,” Keynote Lecture given at the annual meeting of the Association of Washington Historians, Ellensburg, Wash., April 5, 2008.
“Teaching and Travels in Inner Mongolia,” Columbia Basin College Faculty Showcase, Pasco, Wash., May 21, 2008.
Invited Participant, “Transcending Borders: Pacific Salmon and Interdisciplinary Approaches to Fisheries Conservation,” Bill Lane Center for the Study of the North American West, Stanford University, Palo Alto, Calif., February 1-2, 2007.
“Passageways and Frontiers: Navigating through History in Southeast Alaska.” Keynote address delivered at the Alaska Historical Society Annual Conference, Juneau, Alaska, October, 2006.
“Global Salmon Farming and Local Communities in the Greater Pacific Northwest.” Paper presented at the Pacific Northwest History Annual Conference, Portland, Oregon, April, 2006.
“Work and Nature on the Northwest Coast: Indian and Euro-American Fishermen in Southeast Alaska, 1880s-1970s.” Paper presented at the American Historical Association annual conference, Seattle, Washington, January 2005.
“Landscapes of History.” Panel Commentator, Pacific Northwest History Annual Conference, Bellingham, Washington.Friday, April 25, 2003.
“From Bricks to Clicks: Reevaluating the Classroom after Teaching Online.” Faculty Roundtable, Title III Distance Learning Conference, Pasco, Washington, September, 2003.
“The ‘Original Conservationists’ and Salmon Management on the Northern Northwest Coast, 1880s-1940s.” Paper presented at the American Historical Association, Pacific Coast Branch, Vancouver, B.C., August 11, 2001.
“Towards a Labor History of Native America.” Paper presented at New Western Histories: Conference in Honor of Norris Hundley, William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, Los Angeles, California, May 13, 2000.
“Alaska Natives and American Indians.” Invited Lecture presented at Walla Walla College, November 17, 1999.
“Alaska Natives and the Question of Exceptionalism.” Paper presented at the Western Historical Association annual conference, Portland, Oregon, October 1999.
“Work, Culture, and Environment: Tlingit Fishing and Social Change, 1890s-1940s.” Paper presented at the Western Historical Association Annual Conference, Lincoln, Nebraska, October 1996.
“Tlingit Fishermen and the American Political Economy, 1870s-1910s.” Paper presented at Race, Ethnicity, and Power in Maritime America, Mystic Seaport Museum, Connecticut, September 1995.
Book Reviews Published in Scholarly Journals
Book review of The Graduate School Mess: What Caused It and How We Can Fix It, by Leonard Cassuto, in Teaching History: A Journal of Methods, Volume XLI, Number 1 (Spring 2016): 53-55.
Book review of Native American Whalemen and the World: Indigenous Encounters and the Contingency of Race, by Nancy Shoemaker, in Western Historical Quarterly, (2016), doi: 10.1093/whq/whw120.
Book review of Trout Culture: How Fly Fishing Forever Changed the Rocky Mountain West, by Jen Corrinne Brown, in The American Historical Review, 121: 2 (2016): 610.
Book review of Sharing Our Knowledge: The Tlingit and Their Coastal Neighbors, edited by Sergei Kan, in American Indian Culture and Research Journal, Vol. 39, No. 4 (2015); 171-173.
Book review of A Dangerous Idea: The Alaska Native Brotherhood and the Struggle for Indigenous Rights, by Peter Metcalfe, in Western Historical Quarterly,Vol. 46(4) (2015): 516-517.
Book review of Chinookan Peoples of the Lower Columbia, ed. by Robert T. Boyd, et. al., in Pacific Historical Review, 84:3 (August 2015): 386-388.
Book review of Indigenous Women and Work: From Labor to Activism, ed. by Carol Williams, in Journal of American History, 100:4 (March 2014): 1244-45.
Book Review of Aleut Identities: Tradition and Modernity in an Indigenous Fishery, by Katherine Reedy-Maschner, in American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 36, no. 2 ( 2012): 161-163.
Book Review of The Huron-Wendat Feast of the Dead: Indian-European Encounters in Early North America, by Erik R. Seeman, in Teaching History, vol. 37, no. 1 (Spring 2012): 45-46.
Book Review of The Republic of Nature: An Environmental History of the United States, by Mark Fiege, vol. 103, no. 1 (Winter 2011 - 2012): 36-37.
Book Review of Alaska’s Place in the West: From the Last Frontier to the Last Great Wilderness, by Roxanne Willis, published on H-Environment (May 2011).
Book Review of The U.S. Forest Service in the Pacific Northwest: A History, by Gerald W. Williams, in The Public Historian, vol. 33, no. 1 (February 2011): 115-116.
Book Review of The Oyster Question: Scientists, Watermen, and the Maryland Chesapeake Bay since 1880, by Christine Keiner, in Agricultural History, vol. 85, no. 1 (Winter 2011): 151-152.
Book Review of Shaping the Shoreline: Fisheries and Tourism on the Monterey Coast, by Connie Y. Chiang, in American Historical Review, vol. 115, no. 2 (April 2010): 553-554.
Book Review of Landing Native Fisheries: Indian Reserves and Fishing Rights in British Columbia, 1849-1925, by Douglas C. Harris, in The Northern Mariner/Le marin du nord, vol. IX, no. 4 (October 2009): 441-443.
Book Review of Emerald City: An Environmental History of Seattle, by Matthew Klingle, in Western Historical Quarterly, vol. 40 (Autumn 2009): 368.
Book Review of Bert Bender, Catching the Ebb. Drift-fishing for a Life on Cook Inlet, by Bert Bender, in The Northern Mariner/Le marin du nord , vol. XIX, no. 2 (April 2009): 231-232.
Book Review of When the River Ran Wild! Indian Traditions on the Mid-Columbia and the Warm Springs Reservation, by George W. Aquilar, Sr., in Pacific Historical Review (Winter 2007): 106-107.
Book Review of Coming to Shore: Northwest Coast Ethnology, Traditions, and Visions, edited by Marie Mauzé, Michael E. Harkin, and Sergei Kan, in Western Historical Quarterly, vol. 37 (Autumn 2006): 378-379.
Book Review of Coquelle Thompson, Athabaskan Witness: A Cultural Biography by Lionel Youst and William R. Seaburg, in Pacific Northwest Quarterly, vol. 95 (Spring 2004): 105-106.
Book Review of Montana Legacy: Essays on History, People, and Place, edited by Harry W. Fritz, Mary Murphy, and Robert R. Swartout, Jr., published by H-WEST on the H-NET, March 2004.
Book Review of The West in the History of the Nation, edited by William F. Deverell and Anne F. Hyde, in Teaching History, vol. 28; no. 1 (Spring 2003): 48-49.
Book Review of The Coming of the Spirit of Pestilence: Introduced Infectious Diseases and Population Decline among Northwest Coast Indians, 1774-1874, by Robert Boyd, published by H-SHEAR (Society for the History of the Early American Republic) on the H-NET, September, 2000.
Book Review of Memory Eternal: Tlingit Culture and Russian Orthodox Christianity through Two Centuries, by Sergei Kan, in Western Historical Quarterly, vol. 31 (Fall 2000): 385-386.
Book Review essay on Natives and Academics: Researching and Writing about American Indians, edited by Devon A. Mihesuah, in American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 23, number 2 (Summer 1999).
Book Review Essay on Rethinking American Indian History, edited by Donald L. Fixico, in American Indian Culture and Research Journal, volume 23, number 1 (Spring 1999).
Book Review of Inhabited Wilderness: Indians, Eskimos, and National Parks in Alaska, by Theodore Catton, in Public Historian, volume 21, number 1 (Winter 1999): 133-136.
Book Review of Saving the Salmon: A History of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Efforts to Protect Anadromous Fish on the Columbia and Snake Rivers, by Lisa Mighetto and Wesley J. Ebel, in Pacific Historical Review, vol. 66 (February 1997): 123-124.
Book Review Essay on The Canoe Rocks: Alaska’s Tlingit and the Euramerican Frontier, 1800-1912, by Ted C. Hinckley, in American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 20 (Winter 1996): 201-214.
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