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Gabrielle Torrance studied upward mobility in rural America for her honors thesis in Public Policy

Mark Brilliant
Volume co-editor Mark Brilliant moderates a discussion with co-editor David Kennedy and the book's contributing authors.

Dennis Berens, June Sargent
Read Lane Center affiliated scholar Phil Polakoff's new piece on health in the rural west.

May 14, 2020 | Video
Carol McKibben talks about the women workers at the heart of Monterey's fishing industry.

Justin Farrell
Justin Farrell joined Lane Center Director Bruce Cain for a discussion on "Billionaire Wilderness," Farrell's new book.

Maria J. Santos
Governance structure can be a driver of conservation outcomes. A new paper looks at how governance has impacted conservation land acquisition in California in the last century.

April 28, 2020 | Book
Mark Brilliant
New edited volume on World War II's impact on the American West

Dr. Maria McVarish discusses the story of Esparto, California.

Roland De Wolk
Roland De Wolk discusses his recent book on the life of Leland Stanford.

David J. Hayes talks about the legal challenges facing the clean energy transition.

Dennis Berens
Berens and Polakoff meditate on the recent COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on rural Americans.

March 17, 2020 | Audio
Professor Gavin Jones talks about John Steinbeck's relationship with Stanford University.

Elisabeth R. Gerber
A new paper examines the challenges of collaborative governance in creating sound water management policy.

The Lane Center sponsored a Sophomore College course that immersed 12 incoming sophomores in the Hawaiian clean energy technology space.

Lane Center Director, Bruce Cain, delivered a three-part series of lectures as part of the University of Oklahoma Carl Albert Center's Julian J. Rothbaum Distinguished Lecture in Representative Government

A recorded lecture at the Sun Valley Community Library by Lane Center Director Emeritus, David Kennedy

An overview of how California makes energy policies, and coordinates them with other western states and Canadian provinces

A panel presentation by the Oil-Climate Index team, a group of researchers who are weighing the greenhouse gas intensity of different sources of petroleum production around the world.

A new study detailing the life and policy contributions of Francis G. Newlands, one of the most important historical figures in the development of water use in the western United States.

Interview with and artist profile of Binh Danh in advance of the Center's spring ArtsWest event, Self Landing: Daguerreotypes on the Western Landscape


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