Professional Service and Awards


  • Western Writers of American Spur Award for Best Western Nonfiction Contemporary Book Finalist
  • International Ski History Association’s Ullr Award for  outstanding contribution to ski history
  • U.S. Forest Service, Grey Towers Scholar-in-Residence Fellowship (See
  • Northern Arizona University Athletics, Outstanding Educator Award
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas Outstanding Teaching by Part-Time Faculty Award
  • Graduate & Professional Student Association Grant, UNLV
  • Charles Redd Center Summer Graduate Student Award, Brigham Young University
  • Barnes and Noble Scholarship, UNLV
  • Graduate & Professional Student Association Grant, UNLV


  • Northern Arizona University Academic Sustainability Steering Committee
  • Northern Arizona University Department of History Education Undergraduate Advisor
  • Program Committee Member – 2012 Western History Association Annual Conference
  • Graduate Student Staff, Western History Association – 2009 Annual Conference
  • Graduate Student Representative, UNLV History Department

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