Associate Professor of Teaching
- American Vernacular Architectural History
- U.S. Environmental History
- Twentieth-Century U.S. History
- Historic Preservation and Landscape History
- Ph.D. Utah, 1993
- M.A. Washington State University, 1987
- B.A. Carroll College 1980
Awards, Honors and Affilations
- Bishir Prize for best article, Vernacular Architecture Forum, 2012.
- National Park Service Cooperative Ecosystems Studies Units Network Award to Public Lands History Center, 2012
- Friend of Preservation Award, Fort Collins Landmarks Preservation Commission, 2010.
- Co-founder and Council Member Public Lands History Center, Colorado State University, 2007-present.
- The Seattle Bungalow: People and Houses, 1900-1940. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2007.
Articles and Chapters
- “Pack Mules and Parachutes: Firefighting Partners at Montana’s Ninemile Remount Depot,” Montana Magazine of Western History, 65 (Summer 2015): 22-40.
- “Mobile Home Syndrome: The Making of a New Domestic Ecology in the Post-World War Two Era.” Technology and Culture , 52 (April 2011): 260-286. Bishir Prize for Best Article in Vernacular Architecture and Landscapes
- “Pagoda in Paradise: Clancey Lewis’s Craftsman Bungalow in Beaux Arts Village, Washington,” Pacific Northwest Quarterly 92 (Summer 2001):115-126.
- “Jud Yoho 'the Bungalow Craftsman,' and the Development of Seattle Suburbs." In Shaping Communities: Perspectives in Vernacular Architecture, VI. Edited by Carter Hudgins and Elizabeth Cromley. University of Tennessee Press, 1997, 231-243.