Ph.D. Boston University

Dissertation: Aerial Enclosures: From Commons to Conflict in the American West

Alyssa Kreikemeier is a public historian and environmental writer. Her research areas include: environmental humanities, public history, visual culture, material culture, Native American History, and landscape studies. Prior to earning her PhD, Alyssa worked in education and non-profits in the arts, community engagement, and transformational learning. She also holds an Ed.M. from Harvard University and bachelor’s degrees in History and Hispanic Studies from Montana State University. From 2023-2024, Alyssa will be a postdoctoral scholar at the University of New Mexico, where she will research and write a history of Bandelier National Monument.