Iowa State University’s Center for Agricultural History and Rural Studies website Agricultural History Primer Digital
History Project. Article contributions
“What is Agricultural History?”
“American Agriculture and the Development of a Nation’s Land Policy”
“American Indian Agriculture”
“Internal Improvements: Nineteenth Century Economics Aids of Settler Societies”
“Extended American Agricultural History Bibliography”
The Iowa Biographical Dictionary. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2009. Biographical contributions include:
Cyrus Clay Carpenter, Benjamin Gue, Augustus Caesar Dodge, and Gertrude Durden Rush.
“Navigating and Constructing Improvement in a Settler Society: The Des Moines River Improvement Project.” In
“Sowing the Seeds of Communication: The Department of Agriculture, E.T. Meredith, and the Growth of American
Radio.” In progress.
Rev. of Hall, M. Ann, Muscle on Wheels: Louise Armaindo and the High-Wheel Racers of Nineteenth-Century
America. The Journal of Sport History, Forthcoming.
Rev. of Fitzpatrick, Jim, Major Taylor in Australia. The International Journal of the History of Sport 34 no.16 (2017):
Rev. of Gudmestad, Robert, Steamboats and the Rise of the Cotton Kingdom. Ohio Valley History 12 no.2 (Summer
Rev. of Johnson, Leland R. and Charles E. Parrish, Triumph at the Falls: The Louisville and Portland Canal. Ohio
Valley History 9 no.3 (Fall 2009): 79-81.
Rev. of Kapsch, Robert J., Historic Canals and Waterways of South Carolina. Journal of Southern History 77 no. 3
Rev. of Deslandes, Paul and Mary Lynn Rampolla, Doing History: Sources of Western Civilization. Bedford/St.
Martins review for primary source reader development.
Rev. of Calloway, Colin G., First Peoples: A Documentary Survey of American Indian History, 4th Edition. Bedford/St.
Martins subject expert reviewer.
Rev. of Gilbert, Eric O. and Jonathan T. Reynolds, World in Motion: A Dynamic History of Humankind, 1st Edition.
Pearson Education subject expert reviewer.
Rev. of Hollitz, John, Contending Voices: Biographical Explorations of the American Past, 3rd Edition, Vol. 1 and 2.
Cengage subject expert reviewer.
Rev. of Lualdi, Katherine, Sources of the Making of the West, 3rd edition, Vol. I: to 1740. Bedford/St. Martins subject
Rev. of Ramines, Ann, and Susan K. Miller-Cochran, Keys for Writers, 8th edition, Cengage Learning subject expert.
Rev. of Carson, Clayborne, Emma J. Lapsansky-Werner, and Gary B. Nash, The Struggle for Freedom: A History of
African Americans, 2nd edition. Pearson Education subject expert reviewer.
Digital History Scholarship
Agricultural History Primer. Iowa State University, 2006.
Remembering the Past and Setting the Way Forward: The Mortensen Road Dairy Teaching Farm. Iowa State
University College of Agriculture publication, Fall 2008.
Forging the Way Upriver: The Des Moines River Improvement Project. Future manuscript in progress.
The Promise of Great Water Thoroughfares for Midwestern Development: Rivers, Canals, and State Formation in
the Nineteenth-Century Midwest. Dissertation under revision to manuscript.
American Agricultural History Document Reader. Future project.