Eastman, Adam R
Title:
Lecturer - History & Political Science
Office:
LA 012U
Phone:
801-863-8846
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Last Updated: 9/10/14 -

Classes Taught

Fall 2014

  • History 2700   U.S. History to 1877
  • History 2710   U.S. History since 1877 

Spring 2015

  • History 2710   U.S. History since 1877
  • History 3733  U.S. History since 1945
  • History 3800   U.S. Environmental History

Education

Ph.D. in History, University of Oklahoma, 2013.

Dissertation Title: Hit List: President Carter’s Review of Reclamation Water Projects and His Impact on Federal Water Policy.

Doctoral Fields: Post Civil War United States History, Environmental History, Twentieth Century Russia.

M.A. in History, Brigham Young University, 2006.

Thesis title: From Cadillac to Chevy: Environmental Concern, Compromise, and the Central Utah Project Completion Act.

B.A. in History, Utah Valley State College, 2003.

Research Interests

  • Water politics and environmental policy change during the 1970s and 1980s;
  • The intersection of urban growth, modern infrastructure, and the environment;
  • Water development of the upper Colorado River Basin;
  • The local and global environmental impacts of the Cold War.

Books

Central Utah Water Conservancy District: History in the Making (Salt Lake City: Central Utah Water Conservancy District, 2010).

Five Decades: A History of the Jordan Valley Water Conservancy District (Salt Lake City: Jordan Valley Water Conservancy District, 2006).

Book Chapters

 “From Cadillac to Chevy: Environmental Concern, Compromise, and the Central Utah Project Completion Act,” in Utah History in the Twentieth Century, edited by Brian Q. Cannon and Jessie Embry (Logan, Utah: Utah State University Press, 2009).