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 30, Number 2 (Fall 2020)

Welcome to Margaret Jacobs, New Director of the Center for Great Plains Studies

Tributes to Rick Edwards upon His Retirement

2020 Stubbendieck Great Plains Distinguished Book Prize Winner: Lakota America by Pekka Hämäläinen
Mark Ellis

Invited Essay: Climate Change and Water Management Challenges Facing the Great Plains
Dave Aiken

Invited Essay: Hope: Believing in a Brighter Future
Susan M. Fritz

Perceptions of Risk and Adaptive Capacity Frame Decisions by Namibians Engaged in Ecotourism
Larkin A. Powell and Kelly D. J. Powell

People Pipelines: Channeling and Immigrant Integration in a Great Plains New Destination Region
Matthew R. Sanderson

Great Plains Ranchers Managing for Vegetation Heterogeneity: A Multiple Case Study
Stephanie Kennedy and Mark Burbach

Synoptic Mechanisms behind Extreme Precipitation Event Frequency in Omaha, Nebraska, 1948–2018
Zachary J. Suriano and Elizabeth Seckman

Book Reviews
Jon K. Lauck, John E. Miller, and Paula M. Nelson, eds. The Plains Political Tradition: Essays on South Dakota Political Culture, Volume 3
Jessica Anderson Schofield

Andrew J. Clark and Douglas B. Bamforth, eds. Archaeological Perspectives on Warfare on the Great Plains
William C. Meadows

Jim Reynolds. Aboriginal Peoples and the Law: A Critical Introduction
Fumiya Nagai

Submissions & Book Reviews


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Editorial Board

Editor
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

Announcements

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.

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Resources

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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