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Jeffrey Ostler

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  • Title: Beekman Professor of Northwest and Pacific History
  • Phone: 541-346-1265
  • Office: 385 McKenzie Hall
  • Office Hours: Spring 2018: Monday 1:00-2:00 pm, Tuesday 11:00-12:00 pm, Friday 2:30-3:30 pm, and by appointment.

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.


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)


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