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Department of History|College of Arts and Sciences

Renée M. Laegreid

Renée LaegreidAssociate Professor
History of the American West

Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2002 • 766-4080 • History Room 361

Renee Martini Laegreid specializes in the history of the American West, with a focus on gender and culture in the late nineteenth to mid- twentieth century. Her current research projects involve cultural and social analysis of western iconography, examining how symbols of the West have been created and shaped over time, and across international boundaries.


Women on the North American Plains (2011), co-edited with Sandra Mathews

Riding Pretty: Rodeo Royalty in the West (2007)

Course Offerings

3000-Level Courses:

The American West Between the World Wars (1918-1941)

Women and Gender in the American West

4000/5000 Level Courses:

Nineteenth Century West

Twentieth Century West

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