Derek R. Larson

DEREK R. LARSON earned his PhD in American History from Indiana University. A fifth-generation Oregonian, he is currently Professor of History and Environmental Studies at The College of St. Benedict and St. John’s University in Minnesota, where he teaches courses in environmental history, the history of the American West, and a range of interdisciplinary environmental topics. The complex interplay of place, history, and politics in shaping our relationship with nature is a central theme of his teaching and research, which frequently turn to the Pacific Northwest of his youth for inspiration and source material.

Books by this Author

Keeping Oregon Green

Keeping Oregon Green is a new history of the signature accomplishments of Oregon’s environmental era: the revitalization of the polluted Willamette River, the Beach Bill...

| paperback | $24.95

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