Acquisitions Editor for the American West, Environmental History, and Politics
works closely with authors to develop books on the American West, Texas history, environmental history, and politics and political history.
also collaborates with authors and editors to oversee several Press book series, including Race and Culture in the American West, International and Security Affairs, and the Julian J. Rothbaum Distinguished Lecture Series.
regularly attends a number of scholarly conferences, including the Western History Association, the Texas State Historical Association, the American Society for Environmental History, Western Writers
of America, and Westerners International
A native Texan and graduate of Austin College in Sherman, Texas, Jay crossed the Red River to receive the M.A. and Ph.D. in American history from the University of Oklahoma.
wife, Sara, an artist and elementary schoolteacher, make their home in Norman.