Curriculum Vitae


Email: JeremyJ@buffalobillcenterofthewest



  • The University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland.
    • Doctor of Philosophy in American Studies, June 2017
    • Ph.D. Dissertation: Two Rough Riders: Theodore Roosevelt and William F. Cody, currently under contract to be published by the University of Oklahoma Press.
  • University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming
    • Master of Arts in American History, May 1995
    • Master Thesis: Presidential Preservation: Theodore Roosevelt and Yellowstone National Park
  • University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming
    • Bachelor of Arts in History, May 1993 
  • Northwest College, Powell, Wyoming
    • Majored in History, attended Fall 1989 and Spring 1990


  • October 2019 – Present: Chief Historian, Buffalo Bill Center of the West, Cody, Wyoming.
  • January 2014 – Present: Hal and Naoma Tate Endowed Chair and Curator of Western History, Buffalo Bill Center of the West
  • January 2014 – October 2019 – Ernest J. Goppert, Sr. Curator of the Buffalo Bill Museum, Buffalo Bill Center of the Westt.
  • May 2010 – Present: Managing Editor of The Papers of William F. Cody, McCracken Research Library, Buffalo Bill Center of the West.
  • Series Editor for the Papers of William F. “Buffalo Bill” Cody published by University of Nebraska
  • Series Editor for the William F. Cody Series on the History and Culture of the American West published by University of Oklahoma Press. 
  • Fall 1995 – May 2010:  Assistant Professor of History, Northwest College, Powell, Wyoming.


  • Coedited with Lynn J. Houze, George W. T. Beck’s Beckoning Frontiers: The Memoir of a Wyoming Entreprenuer, published by University of Nebraska Press, 2020. 
  • Coedited with Charles R. Preston, Ernest Thompson Seton’s Wahb: The Biography of a Grizzly, published by University of Oklahoma Press, 2015.  National Outdoor Book Award for Classical Works.
  • “Reenacting the Battle,” A Companion to Custer and the Little Bighorn Campaign, edited by Brad D. Lookingbill, published by John L. Wiley & Sons, 2015.
  • Coauthored with Rowene Weems, Then and Now: Powell, published by Arcadia Publishing, 2012.
  • Images of America: Powell, published by Arcadia Publishing Company, 2009.
  • Coauthored with Doug Nelson, “Janine Pease Pretty On Top.” Twentieth Century Warriors Native American Leadership.  Edited by David Edmunds.  Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2001.


  • “We Want Them Dead Rather Than Alive, Buffalo Bill the Lawman.”  Journal of the Wild West History Association, December 2011. 
  • “Theodore Roosevelt’s Hunting Guide: John B. Goff.”  Annals of Wyoming, Spring 2007.
  • “Trailing Theodore Roosevelt Through Yellowstone: The Written and Visual Records of Roosevelt’s 1903 Yellowstone Visit.” Yellowstone Science 15, no. 1, 2007.
  • “Progressivism Comes to Yellowstone: Theodore Roosevelt and Professional Land Management Agencies in the Yellowstone Ecosystem.” Greater Yellowstone Public Lands: A Century of Discovery, Hard Lessons, and Bright Prospects, Proceedings of the 5th Biennial Scientific Conference on the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Yellowstone National Park: Yellowstone Center for Resources, 2006.  This article received the Coke Wood Award from Westerners International and was reprinted in the George Wright Forum
  • “A Wilderness Hunter in the White House:  Theodore Roosevelt, the Western Sportsman.” Colorado Heritage, Autumn 2005.
  • “Theodore Roosevelt’s Quest for Wilderness:  A Comparison of Roosevelt’s Visits to Yellowstone and Africa.” Beyond the Arch:  Community and Conservation in Greater Yellowstone and East Africa, Proceedings of the 7th Biennial Scientific Conference on the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, edited by Alice Wondrak Biel.  Yellowstone National Park: Yellowstone Center for Resources, 2003.
  •  “Preserving the Beasts of Waste and Desolation: Theodore Roosevelt and Predator Control in Yellowstone National Park.” The George Wright Forum 15, no. 4 (1998).  Reprinted: Yellowstone Science 10, no. 2 (2002).


  • “From ‘Thorofare’ to Destination: The South Fork of the Shoshone River,” Points West, (Three-Part Article)Summer 2017, Fall/Winter 2017, & Spring 2018.
  • “Buffalo Bill: The Cosmopolitan Frontier Hero,” America in Britain, published by the American Museum in Bath, England, Summer 2017.    
  • “Buffalo Bill Builds a Town,” Points West, (Two-Part Article) Fall/Winter 2013 & Summer 2014.
  • “From Buffalo, New York, to Cody, Wyoming.”  Points West, Fall 2011.
  • Coauthored with Chris Dixon, “Scots in Wyoming.”  Points West, Fall 2010.
  • “On the Trail of a Bear Named Wahb:  Two Professors on a Bear Hunt.”  Points West, Spring 2009.
  • “The Great Equestrian Statue Race: Theodore Roosevelt and the Efforts to Memorialize Buffalo Bill.”  Points West, Spring 2007.
  • “Roosevelt’s Presidential Tour of Yellowstone National Park, 1903.” Points West, Fall 2006.