Participant Info

First Name
Last Name
Carr Childers
Colorado State University
Website URL
public lands, public lands management, Great Basin, multiple use, environment, ranching, nuclear testing, atomic testing, wild horses, outdoor recreation, Sagebrush Rebellion, American West
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Personal Info

About Me

Professor Carr Childers’s research focuses on the American, West, specifically the history and management of the region’s public lands. She is also the co-editor of the Environment in Modern North America book series at the University of Oklahoma Press.

Recent Publications

The Size of the Risk: Histories of Multiple Use in the Great Basin (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2015) – winner of the Western Writers of America 2016 Spur Award for Contemporary Nonfiction.

“The Angry West: Understanding the Sagebrush Rebellion in Rural Nevada,” in Bridging the Distance: Common Issues in the Rural West, edited by David Danbom (University of Utah Press, 2015).

Media Coverage
Country Focus
Expertise by Geography
United States
Expertise by Chronology
20th century
Expertise by Topic
Environment, Public History, Rural & Agrarian History