Leisl Carr Childers

Department of History
Faculty - Assistant Professor of History

Degrees

Ph.D., University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 2011

Research Interests

Professor Carr Childers specializes in combing public history projects and academic publication. Her most recent works include: “Every Mine, Every Cow Camp, Every Ranch Near the Nevada Test Site: Oral History as Field Work,” in Oral History, Community, and Work in the American West (2013); and, “Gallery: Leisl Carr Childers on the Gus Bundy Photographs and the Wild Horse Controversy,” Environmental History (July 2013). Her latest work in progress is a monograph entitled The Size of the Risk: The History of Multiple Use in the Great Basin, which is under contract with the University of Oklahoma Press.

Teaching Interests

Dr. Carr Childers teaches courses in Public History, including Applying History: The Public Alternative, Internship in Historical Studies, Introduction to Museum Studies, and Oral History, and coordinates the Public History program. She also teaches History of the West.

Office

Seerley 318

Phone

319-273-7503

Fax

319-273-5685

Email

leisl.carr-childers@uni.edu

Website

http://lcarrchilders.com/