Professor of History

Jon Coleman

B.A., University of Colorado
M.A., University of Colorado
Ph.D., Yale University, 2003

Areas of Expertise: Environmental history; Human and animal relations; Early American history; American West


  • Here Lies Hugh Glass: A Mountain Man, a Bear, and the Rise of the American Nation (2012)
  • Vicious: Wolves and Men in America (2004)

Recent Articles:

  • “The Men in McArthur’s Bar: The Cultural Significance of the Margins” (2000)
  • “The Prim Reaper: Muriel Sibell Wolle and the Making of Western Ghost Towns” (2001)
  • “Animal Last Stands: Empathy and Extinction in the American West” (2005)
  • “Give Me Your Home: Animals in the American West” (2007)

Office: 458 Decio