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Jeffrey Ostler


Office: 385 McKenzie
Office Hours: TR: 12:00-1:00pm, F: 2:30-3:30pm
Phone: 541-346-1265

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Biographical Information


Jeffrey Ostler is Beekman Professor of Northwest and Pacific History.  He specializes in the history of the American West, with a particular focus on American Indian history.


Major Publications

Prairie Populism: The Fate of Agrarian Radicalism in Kansas, Nebraska, and Iowa, 1880-1892 (University Press of Kansas, 1993)

The Plains Sioux and U.S. Colonialism from Lewis and Clark to Wounded Knee (Cambridge University Press, 2004)

The Lakotas and The Black Hills (Viking, 2010)


Current Research and Writing

"The Destruction and Survival of American Indian Nations, 1754-1900"


Winter 2015 Courses

HIST 202 United States II: 19th Century

Course roster

CAS 101 Reacting to the Past
HIST 199 Sp St Civil War
HIST 202 United States II: 19th Century
HIST 407 Seminar: Indian Nations in the US
HIST 410 Founding of America
HIST 457 Top The Gilded Age
HIST 466 American West
HIST 469 Native Nations and the U.S.
HIST 469 American Indian History: Black Elk Speaks
HIST 608 Colloquium: Genocide in World History