Louis S. Warren
Louis S. Warren (born December 8, 1962) is an American historian and a W. Turrentine Jackson Professor of Western U.S. History at the University of California, Davis, where he teaches environmental history, the history of the American West, and U.S. history.
Louis S. Warren
|Alma mater||Yale University|
|Employer||University of California, Davis|
|Known for||US Western and Environmental History|
Warren attended a two-room schoolhouse in the ghost town of Goodsprings, Nevada, and attended Basic High School in Henderson, Nevada. He was a British American Education Foundation Scholar at Cranleigh School, Surrey, UK, in 1980 – 81, and did his undergraduate work in history at Columbia University in New York, where he graduated in 1985.
He has received numerous awards for his writing, including:
- 1997 the National Cowboy Hall of Fame Wrangler Award for Best Non-Fiction Book.
- 2005 the Great Plains Distinguished Book Prize.
- 2006 Albert Beveridge Prize of the American Historical Association
- 2006 Caughey-Western History Association Prize of the Western History Association.
- 2006 Western Writers of America Spur Award for Historical Nonfiction.
- 2011 Guggenheim Fellowship for US History.
- 2018 Bancroft Prize.
- The Hunter’s Game: Poachers and Conservationists in Twentieth-Century America. Yale University Press. 1997. ISBN 978-0-300-06206-9.
Louis S. Warren.
- Louis S. Warren, ed. (2003). American environmental history. Wiley-Blackwell. ISBN 978-0-631-22863-9.
- Buffalo Bill’s America: William Cody and the Wild West Show. Alfred A. Knopf. 2005. ISBN 978-0-375-41216-5.
- God's Red Son: The Ghost Dance Religion and the Making of Modern America. Basic Books. 2017. ISBN 978-0465015023.
- Geoffrey C. Ward (December 11, 2005). "Showman of the Wild Frontier". The New York Times.
- "Seminar Participants: "California Convergences: People, Places, Products" (Winter 2010)". UC Davis Humanities Institute. 2010. Retrieved 23 July 2011.
- "Louis Warren". Department of History, UC Davis. Archived from the original on 20 February 2012. Retrieved 24 July 2011.
- Winslow, Diane Lynne; Wedding, Jeffrey R.; Schneider, Joan S. (2000). "Claude Nelson Warren: An introduction to his life and times". In Schneider, Joan S.; Yohe II, Robert M; Gardner, Jill K (eds.). Archaeological Passages: a volume in honor of Claude Nelson Warren. Number 1. Hemet, California: Western Center for Archaeology and Paleontology, Publications in Archaeology. pp. 1–7. ISBN 0-9713558-0-0.
- "Bio". Louis S. Warren. Retrieved 24 July 2011.
- "Editorial Board". Boom: A Journal of California. Archived from the original on 2011-06-05. Retrieved 2011-07-23.
- "Larom Summer Institute Institute of Western American Studies". H-Net Discussion Networks. Retrieved 24 July 2011.
- "Past Book Prize Winners". Center For Great Plains Studies, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Retrieved 23 July 2011.
- "Albert J. Beveridge Award". American Historical Association. Retrieved 23 July 2011.
- Larry Schwartz. "The Caughey-Western History Association Prize". Moorhead, Minnesota: Livingston Lord Library, Minnesota State University. Retrieved 24 July 2011.
- "Spur Award History". Western Writers of America, Inc. Archived from the original on 24 January 2010. Retrieved 23 July 2011.
- "2011 Fellows - United States and Canada". John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. Retrieved 23 July 2011.
- "The Bancroft Prizes - Columbia University Libraries". Columbia University Libraries. Retrieved 13 March 2018.