Katrine Barber


Fields of Expertise:
U.S. West and Pacific Northwest; Native American history; public history

Selected Publications:

  • In progress: Dispatches from the Field: An Introduction to Public History (with Melinda Jette), Rutledge Press.
  • In Defense of Wyam: Native-White Alliances and the Struggle for Celilo Village, University of Washington Press, 2018
  • “Reflections on Pacific Northwest Regionalism on an Edge of Empire,” Middle West Review, Volume 4, No.1, Fall 2017.
  • "Shared Authority in the Context of Tribal Sovereignty: Building Capacity for Partnerships with Indigenous Nations." The Public Historian 35, no. 4 (2013): 20-39. 
  • Nature’s Northwest: The North Pacific Slope in the Twentieth Century (with William Robbins), University of Arizona Press, 2011. 
  • "Stories Worth Recording: Martha McKeown and the Documentation of Pacific Northwest Life," Oregon Historical Quarterly, Volume 110, No. 4, Winter 2009. 
  • "Remembering Celilo Falls," a special issue of the Oregon Historical Quarterly, Winter 2007, Volume 108, No. 4, guest editor with Andrew Fisher. Contributed "From Coyote to the Corps of Engineers: Recalling History at The DallesKCelilo Reach," (with Andrew H. Fisher). 
  • "The Utmost Human Consequence: Art and Peace on the Oregon Coast, 1942K1946," (with Eliza Elkins Jones) Oregon Historical Society, Volume 107, No. 4, Winter 2006. 
  • Death of Celilo Falls, University of Washington Press, 2005. 

 Courses taught:

  • HST 331, Native Americans of Western North America
  • HST 338, Oregon History
  • HST 409/509, Public History Seminar
  • HST 411/511, Public History Lab
  • HST 442/542, Race, Class, and Gender in the American West
  • HST 444/544, History of the Pacific Northwest
  • HST 464/564, Indians of the Pacific Northwest
  • HST 467/567, Readings in Native American History
  • HST 496/596, Introduction to Public History
  • HST 500, Introduction to the MA Program in History
  • Ph.D., American Studies
    Washington State University