Leisl Carr Childers
Faculty - Assistant Professor of History
Ph.D., University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 2011
Professor Carr Childers specializes in combining 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: Histories of Multiple Use in the Great Basin, is forthcoming from the University of Oklahoma Press in Fall 2015.
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. Students can access course materials on her Public History website.