Pearson, Byron E. 1960–

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Pearson, Byron E. 1960–

PERSONAL: Born December 13, 1960. Education: Northern Arizona University, B.S., 1985, M.A., 1992; University of San Diego, J.D., 1988; University of Arizona, Ph.D., 1998.

ADDRESSES: Home—3100 Homestead Tr., Amarillo, TX 79118. Office—Department of History and Political Science, West Texas A&M University, Box 60807, Canyon, TX 79016-0001. E-mail[email protected].

CAREER: Writer. Freelance legal writer and researcher, 1985–90; University of Arizona, Tucson, instructor, summers, 1996–98, visiting lecturer in U.S. history, 1998–99; University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK, visiting assistant professor of U.S. history, 1999–2000; West Texas A&M University, Canyon, assistant professor of U.S. history, 2000–. KZAS-Radio, consultant and editor for "Viva Tucson" episode of spot announcement series Moments in History, 1998–99; High Plains Public Radio, consultant and editor for High Plains History series, 2002–. Conference presenter.

MEMBER: American Historical Association, American Society for Environmental History (chair, Rachael Carson prize committee, 2003–04), Forest History Society, Organization of American Historians, Western History Award (chair of Dwight L. Smith award committee, 2001–03), Phi Kappa Phi.

AWARDS, HONORS: Research grant, Morris K. Udall Foundation, 1997; W. Turrentine Jackson Prize, Pacific Coast branch, American Historical Association, 1999, for article "Newton Drury of the National Park Service: A Reappraisal."


Still the Wild River Runs: Congress, the Sierra Club, and the Fight to Save Grand Canyon, 1963–1968, University of Arizona Press (Tucson, AZ), 2002.

Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals, including Pacific Historical Review, Locus, Journal of the Southwest, and Western Historical Quarterly.

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