University of Victoria instructor and author of:

Catlin and His Contemporaries: Politics of Patronage. U of Nebraska P, 1990.
Custer's Last Stand: The Anatomy of an American Myth. U of Nebraska P, 1994.
Looking at Russell. Amon Carter Museum, 1987.
Remington and Russell, rev. ed. U of Texas P, 1994.
The Vanishing American: White Attitudes and U.S. Indian Policy. UP of Kansas, 1991.
West-Fever. U of Washington P, 1998.
Discovered Lands, Invented Pasts: Transforming Visions of the American West. Yale UP, 1992.

Editor of:

Charlie Russell Roundup: Essays on America's Favorite Cowboy Artist. Falcon, 1999.
The Frederic Remington Art Museum Collection. Frederic Remington Art Museum, 2001.
Nomad: George A. Custer in Turf, Field and Farm. U of Texas P, 1980.
Word Painter: The Letters of Charles M. Russell, 1887-1925. Abrams, 1993.