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
Email: history@montana.edu
Location: Wilson Hall 2-155

Department Chair

Dr. David Cherry
dcherry@montana.edu

Department Business Accounts Manager

Cassandra Balent
cassandra.balent@montana.edu

Bob Gardner, PhD Candidate

Current SemesterGardner

2011-2012: Visiting Assistant Professor, Southwestern University

Email: rgardner@montana.edu

Research Interests

Environment and Technology

Recent Publications

Dissertation: Constructing Forests: The Nature and Technology of American Reforestation

“Constructing a Technological Forest: Nature, Culture, and Tree Planting in the Nebraska Sand Hills,” Environmental History 14 (April 2009): 275-297. 

"Trees as Technology: Planting Shelterbelts on the Great Plains," History and Technology 25 (December 2009): 325-341.