Leisl Carr Childers
Faculty - Assistant Professor of History
Ph.D., University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 2011
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.
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.