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Faculty bio-Bill Lang

 

Bill Lang

Professor
Ph.D. University of Delaware (1974)

Contact Info:
503-347-1686
langw @ pdx.edu

 

Fields of Expertise:
U.S. environmental history; public history; Pacific Northwest history.

  • Founding Director of the Center for Columbia River History (1990-2003) 
  • Founding Editor of Oregon Encyclopedia of History & Culture,  Chair of Executive Committee (2005--)
  • Member of John Day/Snake River Resource Advisory Council (Bureau of Land Management/U.S. Forest Service), 2003-2012
  • Series Editor of Culture & Environment in the Pacific West, Oregon State University Press (1997-2010)
  • Series Editor of Culture & Environment in the Pacific West, Oregon State University Press

Author of:

  • Montana: Our Land & People (Denver: Pruett, 1979, 1989)
  • Montana: A History of Two Centuries [with Michael Malone & Richard Roeder] (Seattle: Univ. of Washington Press, 1991)
  • Confederacy of Ambition: William Winlock Miller and the Making of Washington Territory (Seattle: Univ. of Washington, 1996)
  • Two Centuries of Lewis & Clark: Reflections on the Voyage of Discovery [with Carl Abbot] (Portland: Oregon Historical Society Press, 2004)
  • Explorers of the Maritime Northwest: Mapping the World through Primary Documents [with James V. Walker] (Santa Cruz, CA: ABC-Clio/Greenwood, 2016)

Editor of:

  • Centennial West: Essays on the Northern Tier States (Seattle: Univ. of Washington, 1991)
  • A Columbia River Reader (Tacoma: Washington State Historical Society, 1992)
  • Stories from an Open Country: Essays on the Yellowstone Valley (Billings, Mont: Western Heritage Press, 1995)
  • Great River of the West: Essays on the Columbia River [with Robert Carriker] (Seattle: Univ. of Washington, 1999)