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Amanda Van Lanen

Dr. Amanda L. Van Lanen

Associate Professor of History

Contact
Office
  • Social Sciences Division
Office Hours
Mon By appointment
Tue 10:30-11:45am
Wed 1:15-2:30pm
Thu By appointment
Fri By appointment

OFFICE - SPH 237

Degrees

  • Ph.D., U.S. and Public History;  Washington State University, 2009.
    • Dissertation: “’We have grown fine fruit whether we would or no’: The History of the Washington State Apple Industry, 1880-1930” 
  • M.A., U.S. and Public History, Washington State University, 2004.
  • B.A., History, Southern Adventist University, 2001.

Articles (refereed journals)

  • “Reluctant Producers: The Struggle to Organize Cooperative Marketing for Washington Apple Growers, 1910-1930.” Journal of the West 53, no. 1 (Winter 2014): 42-49.
  • “‘Where Dollars Grow on Trees’: The Promise and Reality of Irrigated Farming in Central Washington.” Agricultural History 88, no. 3 (Summer 2014): 388-406.

Articles (non-refereed publications)

  • “Dinner in the Diner: The Challenge of Food Service on the Union Pacific,” The Streamliner 31, no.1 (Winter 2017): 18-27.

Other

  • “The Pure Food and Drug Act.” Reforming America: A Thematic Encyclopedia and Document Collection of the Progressive Era. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2017.
  • “The Meat Inspection Act.” Reforming America: A Thematic Encyclopedia and Document Collection of the Progressive Era. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2017.
  • “Fort Necessity National Battlefield.” National Parks and Historic Sites: An Encyclopedia. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO (2012).
  • “Whitman Mission.” National Parks and Historic Sites: An Encyclopedia. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO (2012).