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

Liza Nicholas, Adjunct Professor of History

Current Semesternicholas


Curriculum Vitae: Click Here

Research Interests

Cultural History

American West


Ph.D. History, University Of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, 2001

Recent Publications

“Bearcreek, Montana,” The Montana Magazine of Western History,” 2009.

Becoming Western: Stories of Culture and Identity in the Cowboy State, , University of Nebraska Press, 2006

Imagining the Big Open: Nature, Identity and Play in the New West,  co editor University of Utah Press, 2003 

"Wyoming as America: Celebrations, A Museum and Yale," September 2002, American Quarterly