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Man stands in his own shadow and wonders why it is dark—anonymous

Dr. Max G. Geier

Professor Emeritus


Recently Published:

The Color of Night: Race, Railroaders, and Murder in the Wartime West (Corvallis: Oregon State University Press, 2015)

Project origins

Discussion of labor themes


Previous Books:

Necessary Work: Discovering Old Forests, New Outlooks, and Community on the H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest (2007)


Forest Science Research and Scientific Communities in Alaska (1998)


Oral History Links: HJ Andrews Experimental Forest Oral History Collection

Max Geier

Areas of specialization:

Public History

Environmental History

North American History


Dr. Geier does not maintain an on-campus office. He can be reached at the email address at the right:

Email: geierm@wou.edu







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