Forty-Seven Percent of the West: Congressional Conservation During the Long Progressive Era
Ruth W. and A. Morris Williams, Jr. Fellowship, 2018–19
Joseph trained as an Americanist. His primary fields of research have been the North American West and environmental history. He has published scholarly articles and books on the history of the fisheries, outdoor recreation, gentrification, and conservation. His digital mapping project, titled “Follow the Money,” can be found at followthemoney.stanford.edu, and he has written for High Country News, BlogWest, and news media.
- Lecturer, Bowdoin College: “The Progressive Roots of ALEC: Familial Wealth and Anti-Democracy in the Conservation Era,” February 28, 2019 at 7:00 p.m., The Lantern, Roux Center for the Environment
- Lecturer, North Carolina State University: “The State in Nature: The Political Economy of Public Lands,” January 17, 2019 at 3:30 p.m., Fishbowl Forum, 1st Floor, West Wing, DH Hill Library
- NHC Beyond Beauty: Exploring the Environmental Humanities series: “Conservation and Controversy: How Congress Established Federal Lands in the West,” at Chapel Hill Public Library, January 26, 2019
- Panelist, NHC Conference: “Beyond Despair: Theory and Practice in Environmental Humanities,” April 3–5, 2019
- Taylor, Joseph E., III. A Persistent Calling: Seasons of Work and Identity on the Oregon Coast. Corvallis: Oregon State University Press, forthcoming.
- Taylor, Joseph E., III, Krista Fryauff, Erik Steiner, Celena Allen, Alex Sherman, and Zephyr Frank. “Follow the Money: A Spatial History of In-Lieu Programs for Western Federal Lands.” Spatial History Project, CESTA, Stanford University. Last modified June 1, 2016. http://followthemoney.stanford.edu.
- Taylor, Joseph E., III. Pilgrims of the Vertical: Yosemite Rock Climbing and Modern Environmental Cultures. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2010.
- Taylor, Joseph E., III. “The Many Lives of the New West.” Western Historical Quarterly 35 (Summer 2004): 141-65.
- Taylor, Joseph E., III. Making Salmon: An Environmental History of the Northwest Fishery Crisis. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1999.