About Your Co-Host

Jason A. Heppler is an assistant professor at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. He holds a Ph.D. and M.A. from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and B.A. from South Dakota State University. He is a historian of the North American West, with particular interest in industrialization and suburbanization, recreation, politics and political culture, and environmental history. His first book explores the emergence of grassroots environmental politics in postwar Silicon Valley.