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About Leisl A. Carr-Childers

Professor Carr Childers specializes in combining public history projects and academic publication on the American West and in environmental history. Her most recent works include: The Size of the Risk: Histories of Multiple Use in the Great Basin (University of Oklahoma Press, 2015); “The Angry West: Understanding the Sagebrush Rebellion in Rural Nevada,” in Bridging the Distance: Common Issues in the Rural West (University of Utah Press, 2015); and “Incident at Galisteo: The 1955 Teapot Series and the Mental Landscape of Contamination,” Proving Grounds: Weapons Testing, Militarized Landscapes, and the Environmental Consequences of American Empire (University of Washington Press, 2015).

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Present Assistant Professor, History, University of Northern Iowa Department of History
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Present Grant Recipient, Humanities Iowa, University of Northern Iowa External Funding
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University of Northern Iowa
Seerley Hall 208
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0701
(319) 273-7503

Office: SRL 208
Phone: (319) 273-7503

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