Jennifer Stevens, PhD
Dr. Jennifer Stevens is an urban environmental historian and an Assistant Clinical Professor. She earned her Ph.D. in History at University of California, Davis, and her B.A. at University of California, Santa Barbara in History and Political Science. Her current research, funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, focuses on the impact of deindustrialization on the American West and western urban identity.
In addition to her work at Boise State, Dr. Stevens founded Stevens Historical Research Associates in 2005. SHRA employs five staff and many Boise State interns. It offers historical consulting services on a wide range of environmental and compliance issues across the United States, including Superfund sites, water and land disputes, and National Environmental Policy Act compliance, among others. Dr. Stevens serves on the Boise City Planning and Zoning Commission and is working on a book chapter about the transition of the Boise River from industrial sink to recreation haven for an edited volume.