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Invited Talks and Outreach


Out West in the Rockies, at the American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming Laramie

Advisory Board Member


UI Black History Research Lab

Advisory Board Member

November 2023

Autry Museum of the American West

Panelist, "The Stories of Gay Rodeo"

June 2023

Latah County Historical Society

“The Kindergarten Lobby: How Women in Idaho Expanded Education in the 1970s”

November 2022

LGBTQ Special Interest Group, UK Oral History Society

"Oral History, Queer Cowfolx, and the Meaning of the Cowboy in Gay Rodeo"

September 2022

University of Idaho, hosted by the Borah Symposium and the US Holocaust Memorial Museum

Panelist, “Forced and Exploitative Labor in Nazi Europe and the Pacific Northwest,”

July 2022

Idaho Humanities Council's Summer Teacher Institute

Institute Scholar

January 2022

Moscow League of Women Voters

"CRT: What It Is and What It Isn't"

August 2020

Idaho Public Television, Screening and Discussion

“Ahead of Her Time: Woman Suffrage in Idaho”

June 2020

Autry Museum of the American West

“Outriders: Rodeo and Queer Country Performance”

January 2020

Idaho Black History Museum

Race and Rodeo

December 2019

Rediscovered Books

October 2019

Book People of Moscow

“Our Communities, Our Icons”

“Photography, Performance, Politics: Reimagining American History,” with Matthew Fox-Amato

April 2019

Latah County Historical Society

“History and Photography in the International Gay Rodeo Association”

October 2018-February 2019

Western History Association

2019 Program Committee

January 2019

PFLAG of the Paolouse

“Queer Culture and the Cowboy: Stories from the Gay Rodeo”

January 2019

Fettuccine Forum, Boise City Department of Arts and History

“Mom and Apple Pie: Women Activists in the Rise of the New Right”

November 2018

National Endowment for the Humanities

2019 Summer Stipend Peer Review Panelist

October 2018

University of Idaho - Organized invited lecture

“Out West,” by Gregory Hinton

August 2018

Ketchum Community Library

“Gay Rodeo and Masculinity in Reagan’s America”

March 2018

Moscow City Library

“Of Eagles and Horses: Women in the Rise of the New Right”

February 2017

GIRLS Academy, Kappa Kappa Gamma

Panelist, “Inspirational Women Speakers Panel”

July 2015

Hidden Histories Panelist, Fishtrap, Wallowa, Oregon

“The Hidden History of Gay Rodeo”


Idaho Coalition against Sexual and Domestic Violence

Academic Consultant

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