Brent Olson Assistant Professor, Environmental Studies, Westminster College, Salt Lake City, UTbolson@westminstercollege.edu

    About Me

    About Me

    My research seeks to understand the processes of management, production, and consumption of natural resources and the effects of those processes on ecosystems and communities. (Read More)

    Research Interests and Publications

    Research Interests and Publications

    I study American environmental history and the historical geographies of natural resources. This requires an analysis of the cultural, political economic and, and material geographies of resources as they are produced and consumed. (Read More)

    Current Projects

    Current Projects

    My current project examines the relationship between urban planning, resource management and amenity development in Bend, the “recreation capital of Oregon.” (Read More)

    Teaching

    Teaching

    Teaching represents an opportunity to help students discover the world around them in new, and often surprising ways. (Read More)

    Photo Galleries

    Photo Galleries

    Many of the stories concerning our relationship with the natural world have been inscribed on the landscapes around us. These galleries explore some of these stories. (Read More)

    Additional Info

    Additional Info

    While the relationships between nature and people occupy much of my life, I maintain a few other interests. (Read More)

    About Me
    About Me

    My research seeks to understand the processes of management, production, and consumption of natural resources and the effects of those processes on ecosystems and communities. (Read More)

    Research Interests and Publications
    Research Interests and Publications

    I study American environmental history and the historical geographies of natural resources. This requires an analysis of the cultural, political economic and, and material geographies of resources as they are produced and consumed. (Read More)

    Current Projects
    Current Projects

    My current project examines the relationship between urban planning, resource management and amenity development in Bend, the “recreation capital of Oregon.” (Read More)

    Teaching
    Teaching

    Teaching represents an opportunity to help students discover the world around them in new, and often surprising ways. (Read More)

    Photo Galleries
    Photo Galleries

    Many of the stories concerning our relationship with the natural world have been inscribed on the landscapes around us. These galleries explore some of these stories. (Read More)

    Additional Info
    Additional Info

    While the relationships between nature and people occupy much of my life, I maintain a few other interests. (Read More)


    Contact information

    Environmental Studies
    Westminster College
    1840 South 1300 East
    Salt Lake City, UT 84105
    bolson@westminstercollege.edu
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