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My first book, The Line Which Separates: Race, Gender and the Making of the Alberta-Montana Borderlands, was published by the University of Nebraska Press in 2005.  It is available in Canada through the University of Alberta Press.  I co-edited One Step Over the Line: Toward an Inclusive History of Women in the North American West with Elizabeth Jameson.  It was published in 2008 by the University of Alberta Press/Athabasca University Press.  My textbook, Choices and Chances: A History of Women in the U.S. West, was published by Harlan Davidson in 2011 and is now available through Wiley.   My newest work, Both Sides Now: Writing the Edges of the North American West  , was published by Texas A&M Press in 2022.

Recent articles
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“Teaching ‘A Qin Legal Document: Memorial on the Burning of Books’,” in “100 Objects for Teaching Social Studies and History,” edited by Chad Reid.  Detours: Social Science Education Research Journal Vol 2, #1 (2021).


Go Beyond the Research Essay with Engaging, Effective History Assignments.”  Journal of American History March 2021: 963-967.


“Gunless as Settler-Colonial Borderlands Fantasy.”  In Cinematic Settlers: The Settler Colonial World in Film, edited by Janne Lahti and Rebecca Weaver-Hightower.  New York and London: Routledge, 2020: 65-76.

“Assignment: Describe and Defend.”  In The Academic’s Handbook, Fourth Edition.  Edited by Lori A, Flores and Jocelyn H. Olcott.  Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2020. 178-179.


April 2021.  “Border Boo-Boos.”  Episode 7, History’s Greatest Screw-ups. 

Recent conference papers

8 May 2021.  Co-organized and chaired a roundtable on “Indigenizing classrooms,” for the Teaching History conference.


17 October 2020.  Co-organized and chaired a roundtable on “Indigenizing classrooms,” Western History Association annual conference.


16 October 2020.  “Gunless as Settler Colonial Borderlands Fantasy.”  Paper presented at the Western History Association annual conference.

25 April 2019.  “’Indigenization’? ‘Decolonization’?  What can I do in MY Classroom?”  I organized and spoke during this roundtable, organized for the SPARK 2019 Teaching Symposium, University of Lethbridge.  


20 April 2019.  “Both Sides Now: Comparing Continental and Global Borderlands.”  Paper presented at the First Biennial Symposium of the Global Borderlands and Borderlands History Program, Texas A&M.  


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