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History’s Calling -- Where Will it Take You?

Webinar Series

The "History’s Calling--Where Will it Take You? " webinar series is designed to talk with historical experts about their career path to show that:

  • Not all Historians have traditional teaching roles
  • Not all paths into historical fields are linear
  • History students can become qualified for a variety of jobs through internships and experiential learning
  • History students CAN find jobs that suit their multi-interests

Join us for our November History’s Calling – Where Will it Take You? webinar

  • WHEN: November 3 at 9:30 a.m. (MST)

  • WHO: Jeremy M. Johnston, Historian of the Buffalo Bill Center of the West


Jeremy M Johnston
Jeremy M. Johnston is the Historian of the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, the Hal and Naoma Tate Endowed Chair of Western History, and the Managing Editor of The Papers of William F. Cody.

Johnston attended the University of Wyoming, where he received his Bachelor of Arts in 1993 and his Master of Arts in 1995. Johnston earned his Ph.D. in American Studies at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland, in 2017. His doctoral dissertation examined the personal and professional relationship between Theodore Roosevelt and William F. “Buffalo Bill” Cody, soon to be published by University of Oklahoma Press.

Johnston published various articles in Annals of Wyoming, Colorado Heritage, Points West, Readings of Wyoming History, and Yellowstone Science, and is the recipient of the 2006 Coke Wood Award, sponsored by Westerners International, for his article “Progressivism Comes to Yellowstone: Theodore Roosevelt and Professional Land Management Agencies in the Yellowstone Ecosystem.”

Collaborating with Dr. Charles Preston of the Center’s Draper Natural History Museum, he published an annotated version of Ernest Thompson-Seton’s Wahb: The Biography of a Grizzly, published by University of Oklahoma Press, which considers the Nature Faker Controversy between Seton and Roosevelt. Additionally, Johnston recently coedited George W. T. Beck’s Beckoning Frontiers: The Memoir of a Wyoming Entrepreneur with Lynn Houze, available from University of Nebraska Press.