History of Planning
History of the American City
History of Pittsburgh
Evolution of the American Landscape
Writing Seminar for Majors
History Honors Seminar
Education & Training
- PhD, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1972
An Uncommon Passage: Traveling through History on the Great Allegheny Passage, editor, University of Pittsburgh, 2009.
Before Renaissance: Planning in Pittsburgh, 1889-1943 (with John F. Bauman), University of Pittsburgh Press, 2006.
DeVoto’s West: History, Conservation, and the Public Good, an edited collection, Swallow Press/Ohio University Press, 2005.
North America: The Historical Geography of a Changing Continent, coeditor, Rowman and Littlefield, second edition 2001.
Pittsburgh: A Popular History with Rob Ruck, University of Pittsburgh Press.
John Ormsbee Simonds: Landscape Architect and Planner