Public History

“Outdoor Gear Stories in the Treasure State” exhibit, in partnership with the Historical Museum at Fort Missoula and the Missoula Public Library, January – April 2019

“Fort Missoula Exhibit ‘Packs’ on Memories, Amazement About Outdoor Gear”

“From Gear Closet to (Exhibit) Hall: Outdoor Gear Unloads Memories”

“UM Students Present Outdoor Gear Exhibit at Missoula Historical Museum”

“Outdoor Gear History Exhibit Opens at Fort Missoula”



Guide and tour author, “Unseen Missoula” history tours, in partnership with the Missoula Historic Preservation Office, June 2018 – present

“Pop-up Museum: Outdoor Gear,” Imagine Nation Brewing Company, Missoula, MT, December 2017

“Pop-up Museum Seeks Outdoor Stuff and Stories”

Managing editor, Wisconsin 101: Our History in Objects, January 2017-July 2017,

Editorial board, Edge Effects digital magazine, Center for Culture, History, and Environment (CHE), UW-Madison, June 2016-May 2017,

“Trailwear/Campuswear: A Brief History of Outdoor Clothing and Gear at UW-Madison,” exhibit, Outdoor UW, Wisconsin Union, September 2014-present 

“What Retreating to the Canadian North Woods Tells Us About Nature and Ourselves,” film introduction at Tales for Planet Earth Environmental Film Festival, Madison, WI, 2015. Read a short excerpt of that introduction here.



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