Great Plains Research

Great Plains Research

Edited by Peter J. Longo

ISSN 1052-5165

eISSN 2334-2463

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Great Plains Research publishes original research and scholarly reviews of important advances in the natural and social sciences with relevance to and special emphases on environmental, economic and social issues in the Great Plains. It includes reviews of books and reports on symposia and conferences that included sessions on topics pertaining to the Great Plains. The overall goals are to develop GPR as a centralized outlet for science of regional importance, to communicate important scientific findings to as wide an educated audience as possible, and to help keep scientists, interested citizens, and leaders of this region up to date on scientific progress relevant to the Great Plains.

Great Plains Research is published for the Center for Great Plains Studies at the University of Nebraska.

Table Of Contents

Volume 29, Number 1 (Spring 2019)


Guest Editor’s Introduction: Delineating a Regional Education Research Agenda
Edmund T. Hamann   

Framing an Education Research Agenda of the Great Plains: A Higher Education Scenario
Marjorie Kostelnik      

Research On vs. Research With: 21st-Century Cross-Cultural Collaboration and American Indian Education
Vanessa Hamilton, Carlton LeCount, Nicole Parker Cariaga, and Kristine Sudbeck   

Ecological Responsibility, Landscape Literacy, and the Aesthetic Awareness of Place
Carolyn Albracht        

Valuing Rural Dexterity: Experiential Funds of Knowledge, Science Education, and Rural Kids
Amanda R. Morales    

Book Reviews
Petrocultures Research Group. After Oil
Gavin Bridge  

James Stubbendieck, Stephen L. Hatch, and Cheryl D. Dunn. Grasses of the Great Plains
Clenton E. Owensby   

Jessica Brannon-Wranosky and Bruce A. Glasrud, editors. Impeached: The Removal of Texas Governor James E. Ferguson
William H. De Soto     

George W. Bomar. Weather in Texas: The Essential Handbook
John W. Nielsen-Gammon      

Daniel Bennett. Defending Faith: The Politics of the Christian Conservative Legal Movement
Amanda Hollis-Brusky           

Arthur H. Carhart in collaboration with Stanley P. Young. Edited by Andrew Gulliford and Tom Wolf. The Last Stand of the Pack: Critical Edition
Sharon Wilcox

Perla M. Guerrero. Nuevo South: Latinas/os, Asians, and the Remaking of Place
Emily Mitchell-Eaton  

Max McCoy. Elevations: A Personal Exploration of the Arkansas River
Michael Farrell

Christian Knoeller. Reimagining Environmental History: Ecological Memory in the Wake of Landscape Change
Christopher W. Sudol 

David O’Brien. Justice Robert H. Jackson’s Unpublished Opinion in Brown v. Board: Conflict, Compromises, and Constitutional Interpretation
Michael W. Combs    

News and Notes                         

Submissions & Book Reviews

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Editorial Board

Peter J. Longo
Professor, Department of Political Science
University of Nebraska at Kearney

Book Review Essay Editor
George E. Wolf
Associate Professor Emeritus, English
University of Nebraska – Lincoln

Book Review Editor
Rebecca Buller
Assistant Professor of Practice, Geography
University of Nebraska– Lincoln

Editorial Assistant
Melissa A. Amateis

Editorial Board
Charles J. Bicak
Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs
University of Nebraska at Kearney

Richard Edwards
Director, Center for Great Plains Studies
University of Nebraska—Lincoln

William E. Farr, 
Professor Emeritus, Department of History, and Senior Fellow, Center for the Rocky Mountain West
University of Montana

Susan Fritz
Executive Vice President and Provost and the Dean of Graduate College
University of Nebraska

B. Byron Price
Charles Marion Russell Memorial Chair in Art History
University of Oklahoma

Richard P. Reading
Adjunct Professor of Biology
University of Denver

Eleanor G. Rogan
Professor and Chair, Department of Environmental Agricultural and Occupational Health
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Jessica A. Shoemaker
Assistant Professor of Law
University of Nebraska College of Law

Elizabeth Theiss-Morse
Interim Dean, Professor of Political Science, College of Arts and Sciences
University of Nebraska — Lincoln

Ethel Williams
Director of the School of Public Administration
University of Nebraska at Omaha


Single Article Sales
Single articles from Great Plains Quarterly  are now available for purchase through Project MUSE.

Great Plains Symposium
Photos from the 45th annual Great Plains Symposium, held April 23-24, 2019 in Omaha, are available on the Center for Great Plains Studies Facebook page.

Sponsoring Society


Syllabus Builder: Climate Change

Our Syllabus Builder resource sheets are intended to assist instructors looking for supplemental materials and students seeking ideas for research papers by providing links to a variety of peer-reviewed articles online.

Syllabus Builder: Migration

Our Syllabus Builder resource sheets are intended to assist instructors looking for supplemental materials and students seeking ideas for research papers by providing links to a variety of peer-reviewed articles online.

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