Professor Bsumek's current research explores the impact that large construction projects (dams, highways, cities and suburbs) had on the American West. She is currently working on a book titled The Concrete West: Engineering Society and Culture in the Arid West, 1900-1970.
Affiliated Research Units
International Research: Regions of Academic Interest
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