Flood on the Tracks: Living, Dying, and the Nature of Disaster in the Elkhorn River Basin
Dr. Todd Kerstetter
Professor of History
Texas Christian University
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
5:00 pm – Room 131 Copeland Hall
Free and open to the public
TODD M. KERSTETTER earned his Ph.D. in History at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln and is Professor of History at Texas Christian University. Kerstetter specializes in the history of the American West. His books include Inspiration and Innovation: Religion in the American West and God’s Country, Uncle Sam’s Land: Faith and Conﬂict in the American West. The latter examines religion’s role in conﬂicts between the United States and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Lakota Ghost Dancers, and the Branch Davidians. His most recent book, Flood on the Tracks: Living, Dying, and the Nature of Disaster in the Elkhorn River Basin was published earlier this year by Texas Tech University Press. He is currently writing an environmental history of water in Fort Worth and Dallas.