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Julie Courtwright

julie_courtwrightAssociate Professor

627 Ross Hall
Dept. of History
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011-1202
Phone: (515) 294-6661
Ph.D., University of Arkansas 


Research and Teaching Interests
United States Environmental
American West
Great Plains


Selected Publications

Prairie Fire: A Great Plains History (University of Kansas Press, 2011).

“‘When We First Come Here It All Looked Like Prairie Land Almost’: Prairie Fire and Plains Settlement,” The Western Historical Quarterly, Summer, 2007.

“A Goblin That Drives Her Insane: Sara Robinson and the History Wars of Kansas, 1894-1911,” Kansas History: A Journal of the Central Plains, Summer, 2002.

“A Slave to Yellow Peril: The 1886 Chinese Ouster Attempt in Wichita, Kansas,” Great Plains Quarterly, Winter, 2001-2002.

“Want to Build a Miracle City: War Housing in Wichita,” Kansas History: A Journal of the Cental Plains, Winter, 2000-2001