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David Rich Lewis

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Department of History

Professor - American History, American Indian, American West, Utah, Environment, Rural

Professor

Contact Information

Office Location: Old Main 321 F
DialPhone: 435-797-1299
SendEmail: david.r.lewis@usu.edu


Educational Background

PhD, American History, (Anthropology), University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1988
Plowing a Civilized Furrow: Subsistence, Environment, and Social Change among the Northern Ute, Hupa, and Papago Peoples.
MA, American History, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1983
MA, Medieval European History, University of Toronto, 1980
Jean Froissart: Historian of War.
BS, History, (Political Science and French), Utah State University, 1979

Research Interests

American Indian ethnohistory Utah history American environmental history Western American history Rural and agricultural history American film and history

Awards

Gordon Bakken Award of Merit, 2016

Western History Association

LeRoy S. Axland Award, 2016

Utah State Historical Society, Division of State History

Board of State History, 2015

Utah Division of State History, Utah Dept of Heritage and Arts

Honorary Lifetime Membership Achievement Award, 2015

Western History Association

Outstanding Graduate Mentor Award, 2015

College of Humanites and Social Sciences, USU

Council Member, 2012

American Historical Associaiton, Bacific Coast Branch

Joe and Elma Whitesides Scholar Athlete Recognition Award, 2008

USU Athletics

Top Prof Award, 2005., 2005

Utah State University Mortar Board Honor Society

Publications - Abstracts

    Publications - Books & Book Chapters

      Books

    • Lewis, D.R, Utah History. Utah State University Press and the State Historical Society of Utah
    • Lewis, D.R, (2007). Native Americans and the Environment: Perspectives on the Ecological Indian. University of Nebraska Press
    • Lewis, D.R, (1997). Major Problems in the History of the American West. Houghton Mifflin
    • Lewis, D.R, (1994). Neither Wolf Nor Dog: American Indians, Environment and Agrarian Change . New York: Oxford University Press
    • Book Chapters

    • Lewis, D.R, (2015). "Skull Valley Goshutes and the Politics of Place, Identity, and Sovereignty in Rural Utah.": Bridging the Distance: Common Issue of the Rural West. University of Utah Press
    • Lewis, D.R, (2010). American Indian Environmental Relations: A Companion to American Environmental History. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell Publishers
    • Lewis, D.R, (2009). Bernard DeVoto’s Utah: Utah in the Twentieth Century. Utah State University Press
    • Lewis, D.R, Harkin, M.E, (2007). Introduction: Native Americans and the Environment: Perspectives on the Ecological Indian. University of Nebraska Press
    • Lewis, D.R, (2007). Skull Valley Goshutes and the Politics of Nuclear Waste: Environment, Economic Development, and Tribal Sovereignty: Native Americans and the Environment: Perspectives on the Ecological Indian. University of Nebraska Press

    * Has not been peer reviewed

    Publications - Fact Sheets

      * Has not been peer reviewed

      Publications - Curriculum

        * Has not been peer reviewed

        Publications - Journal Articles

          Academic Journal

        • Lewis, D.R, (2015). "Forty-Seven Years: AN Editor's Report and Inventory.". Western Historical Quarterly, 44 :no.4 (Winter 2015), 467-495. *
        • In-House Journal

        • Lewis, D.R, (2007). Surveying the Western History Association. Western Historical Quarterly, 38:3, 303-306.

        * Has not been peer reviewed

        Publications - Literary Journal

          * Has not been peer reviewed

          Publications - MultiMedia

            Other Media

          * Has not been peer reviewed

          Publications - Technical Reports

            * Has not been peer reviewed

            Publications - Translations & Transcripts

              Publications - Other

              * Has not been peer reviewed

              Scheduled Teaching

              HIST 3850 - History of Utah, Spring 2017

              USU 1300 - U.S. Institutions, Spring 2017

              USU 1300 12949 - U.S. Institutions: American History, Spring 2017

              HIST 3850 12780 - Utah History, Spring 2017

              USU 1300 - U.S. Institutions, Fall 2016

              USU 1300 - U.S. Institutions, Spring 2016

              USU 1300 - U.S. Institutions, Fall 2015

              HIST 6820 - Writing Scholarly Reviews, Fall 2015

              HIST 6520 - Editing Internship, Spring 2015

              HIST 3850 - History of Utah, Spring 2015

              HIST 6520 - Editing Internship, Fall 2014

              USU 1300 - U.S. Institutions, Fall 2014

              HIST 6520 - Editing Internship, Spring 2014

              HIST 3850 - History of Utah, Spring 2014

              HIST 6520 - Editing Internship, Fall 2013

              USU 1300 - U.S. Institutions, Fall 2013

              HIST 6520 - Editing Internship, Spring 2013

              USU 1300 - U.S. Institutions, Spring 2013

              HIST 6520 - Editing Internship, Fall 2012

              USU 1300 - U.S. Institutions, Fall 2012

              HIST 6520 - Editing Internship, Spring 2012

              HIST 3850 - History of Utah, Spring 2012

              USU 1300 - U.S. Institutions, Fall 2011

              HIST 6520 - EDITING INTERNSHIP, Spring 2011

              USU 1300 - US INSTITUTIONS (BAI), Spring 2011

              HIST 6520 - Editing Internship, Fall 2010

              USU 1300 - U.S. Institutions, Fall 2010


              Graduate Students Mentored

              Jessica Nelson, History, April 2016
              Sam Parr, History, March 2013
              J. Ryan Badger, History
              Emily Girr, History, January 2008
              Jacob Bury, History, May 2015 - April 2016
              Andrew Simek, History, April 2010 2015
              Joseph Lamb, History, January 2008 2014
              David Bollingbroke, History, March 2013 - June 2014
              Sarah Fassman, History, January 2011 - May 2012
              Mark Buchanan, History 2010
              Andrea Kaye Carter, History 2008
              David Bigger, History 2008
              Adam Luke, History 2007
              Robert Mills, History 2007