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John Barton

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Department of History

Principal Lecturer - American History, Western American History, Utah History, American Indian History, Colonial History

Principal Lecturer

Contact Information

Office Location: Online
DialPhone: (435) 722-1734
SendEmail: john.barton@usu.edu


Educational Background

MA, History, Western America, Brigham Young University, 1989
Antoine Robidoux and the Fur Trade of the Uintah Basin 1824 -1844.
BS, History, (Naative American Studies), Brigham Young University, 1987

Biography

I have been teaching at Utah State University's Uintah Basin Campus now for 29 years. I am a native of Utah and have a real passion for the history of its region and peoples. Sharing this passion with my students brings me great satisfaction.


Teaching Interests

American History, Western American History, Utah History, American Indian History, Colonial History.

Research Interests

Rocky Mountain Fur Trade, Plain Culture Native Americans, Ute Indians, Utah History.

Awards

Researcher of the Year Award, 2014

Utah State University Uintah Basin Regional Campus

Award of Appreciation for service on the State of Utah History Board of Directors, 2007

State of Utah: Department of Community Culture

Innovative Teaching Practices, 2004

Utah State University RCDE

Teacher of the Year, 1999

Utah State University Uintah Basin Campus

Publications - Abstracts

    Publications - Books & Book Chapters

      Books

    • Barton, J.D, (2016).  Upon the Shoulders of Giants: A Brief History of Utah State University’s Regional Campus System. Published by the Provost's Office, Utah State University
    • Barton, J.D, (2013). A Remarkable Past and a Bright Future: A History of Moon Lake Electric Association. The Donning Company Publishers *
    • Barton, J.D, (1998). A History of Duchesne County. Utah State History Association
    • Barton, J.D, (1998). From Tabernacle to Temple: The Story of the Vernal Utah Temple. ST. Tabernale Committee *
    • Book Chapters

    • Barton, J.D, (2006). Mining in the Uintah Basin: From the Ground Up: A History of Mining In Utah. Utah State University 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    * Has not been peer reviewed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      * Has not been peer reviewed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        * Has not been peer reviewed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

        • Barton, J.D, (2013). Forts Davy Crockett and Kit Carson. Outlaw Trail JournalWinter 2013, 25 - 34.
        • Barton, J.D, , , (2002). Jurisdiction of Ute Lands. American Indian Law Review, XXVI:No 1, 133 - 146.
        • Professional Journal

        • Barton, J.D, The Utah War and the Mountain Meadows Massacre. Outlaw Trail Journal, 18:Summer 2007
        • Public or Trade Journal

        • Barton, J.D, The Dawes Act and the Northern Utes. Outlaw Trail Journal, 21:Summer 2007

        * Has not been peer reviewed

        Publications - Literary Journal

          * Has not been peer reviewed

          Publications - MultiMedia

            * Has not been peer reviewed

            Publications - Technical Reports

              * Has not been peer reviewed

              Publications - Translations & Transcripts

                Publications - Other

                  Other

                • Barton, J.D, Taylor, E., Wagner, R.W, (2016). Interdisciplinary Approaches to Distance Teaching: Connecting Classrooms in Theory and Practice: “The Evolution of Distance Education at Utah State University,”. Routledge

                * Has not been peer reviewed

                Scheduled Teaching

                HIST 4710 - American Indian History, Spring 2017

                HIST 3850 - History of Utah, Spring 2017

                HIST 3850 - History of Utah, Spring 2017

                HIST 3000 - History Research Methods, Spring 2017

                HIST 4600 - The History of the American West, Spring 2017

                HIST 2700 - United States to 1877, Spring 2017

                HIST 2700 - United States to 1877, Spring 2017

                HIST 3850 - History of Utah, Fall 2016

                HIST 4600 - The History of the American West, Fall 2016

                HIST 2700 - United States to 1877, Fall 2016

                HIST 3850 - History of Utah, Summer 2016

                HIST 4600 - The History of the American West, Summer 2016

                HIST 2700 - United States to 1877, Summer 2016

                HIST 3850 - History of Utah, Spring 2016

                HIST 3850 - History of Utah, Spring 2016

                HIST 4711 - Northern Ute History, Spring 2016

                HIST 2700 - United States to 1877, Spring 2016

                HIST 3850 - History of Utah, Fall 2015

                HIST 3000 - History Research Methods, Fall 2015

                HIST 4600 - The History of the American West, Fall 2015

                HIST 2700 - United States to 1877, Fall 2015

                HIST 3850 - History of Utah, Summer 2015

                HIST 4600 - The History of the American West, Summer 2015

                HIST 2700 - United States to 1877, Summer 2015

                HIST 3850 - History of Utah, Spring 2015

                HIST 4600 - The History of the American West, Spring 2015

                HIST 2700 - United States to 1877, Spring 2015

                HIST 3720 - Colonial America, Fall 2014

                History 3720 - Colonial America, Fall 2014

                History 4600 - History of the American West, Fall 2014

                HIST 3850 - History of Utah, Fall 2014

                HIST 4600 - The History of the American West, Fall 2014

                History 2700 - U.S. History I, Discovery to Reconstruction, Fall 2014

                HIST 2700 - United States to 1877, Fall 2014

                History 3850 - Utah History, Fall 2014

                HIST 3850 - History of Utah, Summer 2014

                HIST 4600 - The History of the American West, Summer 2014

                HIST 2700 - United States to 1877, Summer 2014

                HIST 4710 - American Indian History, Spring 2014

                HIST 3850 - History of Utah, Spring 2014

                HIST 3850 - History of Utah, Spring 2014

                HIST 4600 - The History of the American West, Spring 2014

                HIST 2700 - United States to 1877, Spring 2014

                HIST 4600 - The History of the American West, Fall 2013

                HIST 2700 - United States to 1877, Fall 2013

                HIST 3850 - History of Utah, Summer 2013

                HIST 4600 - The History of the American West, Summer 2013

                HIST 2700 - United States to 1877, Summer 2013

                HIST 4710 - American Indian History, Spring 2013

                USU 1320 - Civilization: Humanities, Spring 2013

                USU 1320 - Civilization: Humanities, Spring 2013

                HIST 4600 - The History of the American West, Spring 2013

                HIST 2700 - United States to 1877, Spring 2013

                HIST 4930 - Directed Readings, Fall 2012

                HIST 3850 - History of Utah, Fall 2012

                HIST 4600 - The History of the American West, Fall 2012

                HIST 2700 - United States to 1877, Fall 2012

                HIST 3850 - History of Utah, Summer 2012

                HIST 4600 - The History of the American West, Summer 2012

                HIST 2700 - United States to 1877, Summer 2012

                HIST 3720 - Colonial America, Spring 2012

                HIST 3850 - History of Utah, Spring 2012

                ENGL,HIST 4640 - Studies in the American West, Spring 2012

                HIST 2700 - United States to 1877, Spring 2012

                HIST 4710 - American Indian History, Fall 2011

                HIST 3850 - History of Utah, Fall 2011

                HIST 4600 - The History of the American West, Fall 2011

                HIST 2700 - United States to 1877, Fall 2011

                HIST 3850 - History of Utah, Summer 2011

                HIST 4600 - The History of the American West, Summer 2011

                HIST 2700 - United States to 1877, Summer 2011

                HIST 4600 - AMER WEST TO 1900 (DHA)(CI), Spring 2011

                HIST 4600 - AMER WEST TO 1900 (DHA)(CI), Spring 2011

                HIST 4600 - AMER WEST TO 1900 (DHA)(CI), Spring 2011

                HIST 4600 - AMER WEST TO 1900 (DHA)(CI), Spring 2011

                HIST 4600 - AMER WEST TO 1900 (DHA)(CI), Spring 2011

                HIST 4600 - AMER WEST TO 1900 (DHA)(CI), Spring 2011

                USU 1320 - CIV: HUMANITIES (BHU), Spring 2011

                USU 1320 - CIV: HUMANITIES (BHU), Spring 2011

                USU 1320 - CIV: HUMANITIES (BHU), Spring 2011

                USU 1320 - CIV: HUMANITIES (BHU), Spring 2011

                USU 1320 - CIV: HUMANITIES (BHU), Spring 2011

                HIST 3850 - HISTORY OF UTAH (DHA)(CI), Spring 2011

                HIST 3850 - HISTORY OF UTAH (DHA)(CI), Spring 2011

                HIST 3850 - HISTORY OF UTAH (DHA)(CI), Spring 2011

                HIST 3850 - HISTORY OF UTAH (DHA)(CI), Spring 2011

                HIST 3850 - HISTORY OF UTAH (DHA)(CI), Spring 2011

                HIST 3850 - HISTORY OF UTAH (DHA)(CI), Spring 2011

                HIST 3850 - HISTORY OF UTAH (DHA)(CI), Spring 2011

                HIST 3850 - HISTORY OF UTAH (DHA)(CI), Spring 2011

                HIST 3850 - HISTORY OF UTAH (DHA)(CI), Spring 2011

                HIST 3850 - HISTORY OF UTAH (DHA)(CI), Spring 2011

                HIST 4910 - ST: UTE HISTORY, Spring 2011

                HIST 4910 - ST: UTE HISTORY, Spring 2011

                HIST 4910 - ST: UTE HISTORY, Spring 2011

                HIST 4910 - ST: UTE HISTORY, Spring 2011

                HIST 4910 - ST: UTE HISTORY, Spring 2011

                HIST 2700 - US TO 1877 (BAI), Spring 2011

                HIST 2700 - US TO 1877 (BAI), Spring 2011

                HIST 2700 - US TO 1877 (BAI), Spring 2011

                HIST 2700 - US TO 1877 (BAI), Spring 2011

                HIST 2700 - US TO 1877 (BAI), Spring 2011

                HIST 2700 - US TO 1877 (BAI), Spring 2011

                HIST 2700 - US TO 1877 (BAI), Spring 2011

                HIST 2700 - US TO 1877 (BAI), Spring 2011

                HIST 2700 - US TO 1877 (BAI), Spring 2011

                HIST 4710 - American Indian History, Fall 2010

                HIST 4710 - American Indian History, Fall 2010

                HIST 4710 - American Indian History, Fall 2010

                HIST 4710 - American Indian History, Fall 2010

                HIST 4710 - American Indian History, Fall 2010

                HIST 4710 - American Indian History, Fall 2010

                HIST 4710 - American Indian History, Fall 2010

                HIST 4710 - American Indian History, Fall 2010

                HIST 3850 - History of Utah, Fall 2010

                HIST 3850 - History of Utah, Fall 2010

                HIST 3850 - History of Utah, Fall 2010

                HIST 3850 - History of Utah, Fall 2010

                HIST 3850 - History of Utah, Fall 2010

                HIST 3850 - History of Utah, Fall 2010

                HIST 3850 - History of Utah, Fall 2010

                HIST 3850 - History of Utah, Fall 2010

                HIST 3850 - History of Utah, Fall 2010

                HIST 4600 - The History of the American West, Fall 2010

                HIST 4600 - The History of the American West, Fall 2010

                HIST 4600 - The History of the American West, Fall 2010

                HIST 4600 - The History of the American West, Fall 2010

                HIST 4600 - The History of the American West, Fall 2010

                HIST 2700 - United States to 1877, Fall 2010

                HIST 2700 - United States to 1877, Fall 2010

                HIST 2700 - United States to 1877, Fall 2010

                HIST 2700 - United States to 1877, Fall 2010

                HIST 2700 - United States to 1877, Fall 2010

                HIST 2700 - United States to 1877, Fall 2010


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