Montana State University

Department of History and Philosophy

Montana State University
P.O. Box 172320
Bozeman, MT 59717-3440

Tel: (406) 994-4395
Fax: (406) 994-7420
Location: Wilson Hall 2-155

Department Chair

Dr. David Cherry

Robert Campbell, Associate Professor of History



Research Interests

American West, Northern and Arctic History, Global Environmental History


PhD, Yale University, New Haven, CT, 2003

Select Publications


In Darkest Alaska: Travel and Empire Along the Inside Passage (Univ. of Pennsylvania Press, 2007)

New Lands, Old Lands: Native American Labor and the Progressive Era Reclamation Service, 1902-1928. Pacific Historical Review (May 2002)

A Business Man’s Revolution: The California Gold Rush Sesquicentennial. The American Quarterly (Sept 1999)

The Killing of Shabet: A Narrative of Extraterritoriality, Zanzibar, 1846-1854. The American Neptune (Summer 1998)

Facing North: Jack London’s Imagined Indians on the Klondike Frontier. Northern Review (Winter 1998).