Works

Report
March 2021
Devin Hagan

Read Devin Hagan's study on vegetation management pratices for wildfire prevention. Santa Clara County experienced the...

Report
January 2021
Lila Mack

This community-based research project focused on identifying effective strategies for nonprofits and government agencies...

Report
December 2020
Alex Evers, B.S. Earth Systems '22, Prateek Joshi, M.S. Civil/Environmental Engineering '21

This project, which started as a summer internship with the Western Interstate Energy Board and has continued with the...

Presentation
August 2020
Joyce Tagal

This summer project on policing reform with six mid-peninsula cities was conducted through the Bill Lane Center at...

July 2020

In the summer of 2020, the Bill Lane Center for the American West hosted a virtual workshop on wildfire management...

Paper
June 2020

Read Gabrielle Torrance's honors thesis on upward mobility in rural America.

Report
June 2020
Brandon Alvarez, Patrick Kurzner, Jessica Reynoso, Matthew Sun

The state of California has experienced an increase in catastrophic wildfires in recent years, impacting our homes...

Report
June 2020
Cade Cannedy

Abstract

Despite its near universal reputation as an environmentally conscious state, California continues to...

Video
February 2020

Before the start of the 2019-2020 academic year, the Bill Lane Center and the Precourt Institute for Energy sponsored a...

Article
May 2019
Alexandra (Mac) Taylor

In association with the Center’s ArtsWest event, Self Landing: Daguerreotypes on the Western Landscapethe Art History...

Article
January 2019
Alexandra (Mac) Taylor

In association with the Center’s ArtsWest event, “Burning Man: Art and Technology,” the Art History and Political...

Presentation
December 2018

Student presentations on sea level rise adaptation strategies around the United States, and how they might inform policy...

Article
September 2018

To gauge statewide public opinion before the midterm elections, The Bill Lane Center for the American West polled adult...

Article
August 2018
Ada Statler

Seven of the top 10 taxpayers in Kern County are oil and gas companies. The industry supports thousands of jobs—the...

Report
June 2018
Ada Statler

Kern County is a region whose intense oil and gas development increasingly overlaps with renewable energy projects. This...

Report
May 2018
Alexandra (Mac) Taylor

An annotated bibliography of over 40 sources detailing art and artists that are emerging around the US-Mexico border, in...

Audio
May 2018
Alexandra (Mac) Taylor

A look at visual art exploring the border and borderlands between the United States and Mexico, as a prelude to the...

Audio
May 2018
Maggie Bruck, Jack Seigenthaler

A podcast on the history of water politics in Monterey County, California. A decades-long fight for the control of water...