History PhDs Outside the Academy: A Conversation with Garrit Voggesser

Erstwhile contributing editor Anna Kramer talks with Garrit Voggesser, the Director of Tribal Partnerships for the National Wildlife Federation, about having a history PhD and working outside of the academy.

A Van Down by the Climbing Gym

Erstwhile contributing editor Anna Kramer discusses the historical roots of today’s #vanlife movement and how van dwelling has served as a means to play at being homeless while people experiencing homelessness are increasingly under attack.

The Meanings of ‘Getting More People Outdoors’

Today’s piece is by Anna Kramer, a doctoral student in the History Department at CU Boulder. She studies, among other things, public lands and outdoor recreation in the American West. Before beginning graduate school she worked for the National Wildlife Federation and the American Alpine Club. Follow her on Twitter @akiltykramer.. Human waste piled up along the…