Dr. Katrine Barber

Katy Barber is an associate professor of history at Portland State University where she has worked since 2001. She teaches Pacific Northwest and Western U.S. history, as well as public history courses. She is on the Native American Studies faculty and is the director of the Center for Columbia River History, a consortium that includes PSU, Washington State University Vancouver and the Washington State Historical Society. In Winter 2005, her book, Death of Celilo Falls, was published by the University of Washington Press. She left her home town of Portland, Oregon for graduate studies at Washington State University where she earned a doctorate in American Studies in 1999.