Brandon Duxbury

Teaching Assistant

Contact

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

Bio

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

Education

B.A., Northern State University, 2008
M.S., Shippensburg University, 2012
M.A., Iowa State University, 2017

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.