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Dr. Woodworth-Ney

Laura Woodworth-Ney

Former Executive Vice President and Provost, Professor - American History

Research Interests                         

Federal Indian policy, federal reclamation policy, women, irrigation ideology, and irrigated settlement in the American West.                



Dr. Woodworth-Ney is not teaching in the department during her current administrative appointment as the chief academic officer of Idaho State University.                



Women in the American West. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2008.                   

Mapping Identity: The Creation of the Coeur d'Alene Indian Reservation, 1805-1902. Boulder: University Press of Colorado, 2004.    


Other Publications              

"Negotiating Boundaries of Territory and 'Civilization': The Coeur d'Alene Indian Reservation Agreement Councils, 1873-1889." Pacific Northwest Quarterly 94, no. 1 (Winter 2002/2003): 27-39.                    

"Water, Culture, and Progressive Politics: Albin C. and Elizabeth DeMary and the Struggle for Local Control of the Minidoka Reclamation Project, 1905-1920." In United States Bureau of Reclamation,     A Century of Water for the West, 1902-2002. Denver: U.S. Department of the Interior, 2002.


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