Brandon Duxbury

Teaching Assistant
Dept:HIST
Office:603 Ross
527 Farm House Ln.
Ames IA
50011-1054
Phone:515-294-7266

Thesis or Dissertation topic: Environmental Adaptation on the Northern Great Plains, 1860-1920
Major professor: Dr. Julie Courtwright
Expected date of graduation: May 2022
Area of research specialization: US West, Great Plains, Environment, Rural, Agriculture, GIS

Conference presentations:

“Mapping Historical Climate Change,” Agricultural History Conference, Washington, DC, June 2019

"Environmental and Cultural Forces Collide: Adaptation on the Northern Great Plains," Agricultural History Conference, Washington, DC, June 2019

"Always the Optimist: A GIS Analysis of the 'Finest Agricultural Land,'” Conference of the European Rural History Organization, Leuven, Belgium, September 2018

Selected Publications
Brandon Duxbury, review of Wilderness Fever: A Family's Adventures Homesteading in Early Jackson Hole, 1914-1924, by Linda Preston McKinstry with Harold McKinstry, Annals of Wyoming: The Wyoming History Journal, Winter 2019.

Brandon Duxbury, review of Homesteading the Plains: Toward a New History, by Richard Edwards, Jacob K. Friefeld, and Rebecca S. Wingo. Annals of Wyoming: The Wyoming History Journal, Spring 2018.

Brandon Duxbury and Claire Jantz. "Urban Revitalization and Neighborhood Dynamics in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 2006-2011”. Middle States Geographer 44 (2012): 65-73.