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Dr. Amanda L. Van Lanen

Associate Professor of History

Office Hours

Tues9:00-10:15am
Wed1:30-3:00pm
Thu9:00-10:15am

About Amanda

Education 

  • Ph.D. in History, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, 2009
  • M.A. in History, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, 2009
  • B.A. in History, Southern Adventist University, Collegedale, TN, 2001

Selected Publications

  • The Washington Apple, University of Oklahoma Press, forthcoming Fall 2022
  • “Dinner in the Diner: The Challenge of Food Service on the Union Pacific,” The Streamliner 31, no.1 (Winter 2017): 18-27.
  • “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.