C. Elizabeth RaymondC. Elizabeth Raymond

Professor

Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1979

Office: Mack Social Sciences, MSS 208 
Phone: (775) 784-6452
Email: raymond@unr.edu


Elizabeth Raymond offers undergraduate and graduate course work in U.S. history, including Social History, Intellectual History, Women and Families in the U.S., Colonial History, and a senior capstone course on Creating North American Landscapes. Special topics and directed readings courses in these general areas are also possible at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Graduate seminars include Nature and Culture in America, Gender in U.S. History, and U.S. Social History. Graduate examination and dissertation fields include American Social/Cultural History, American Studies, History of Landscape and Environmental History, American regionalism.

Her awards include various research fellowships, as well as the Alan Bible Teaching Excellence Award and the Mousel-Feltner Award for Research, both in the College of Arts and Science. She is the author or editor of three books: George Wingfield: Owner and Operator of Nevada (University of Nevada Press, 1992); with Peter Goin, Stopping Time: A Rephotographic Survey of Lake Tahoe (University of New Mexico Press, 1992); and with co-editor Ronald James, Comstock Women: The Making of a Mining Community (University of Nevada Press, 1997). Raymond is also the author of a wide range of articles and review essays. Her current research interests are interdisciplinary and include American landscape and sense of place, American regionalism, and American women's history.

Her most recent book, published in 2004, is an interdisciplinary study--with landscape photographer Peter Goin–of the physical and cultural legacies of mining in the U.S. Published by the Center for the American Places/University of Chicago Press, Changing Mines in America examines eight specific mining and post-mining landscapes. Currently the two are collaborating on a study of photographer Arthur Rothstein's 1940 images of Nevada, to be published by the University of Nevada Press.

Courses:

  • HIST 300: Historical Research and Writing
  • HIST 404/604: Social History of the United States
  • HIST 410a/610a: American Cultural and Intellectual History I
  • HIST 411/611: United States: Colonial Period to 1750
  • HIST 432/632: History of Women in the United States
  • HIST/GEOG 488/688 (Capstone): Creating North American Landscapes
  • HIST 720: Seminar in U. S. Colonial History
  • HIST 724: Nature and Culture in America