Nature Behind Barbed Wire: An Environmental History of the Japanese American Incarceration. New York: Oxford University Press, 2018.
Shaping the Shoreline: Fisheries and Tourism on the Monterey Coast.Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2008.
Peer Reviewed Essays and Journal Articles
"Winning the War at Manzanar: Environmental Patriotism and the Japanese American Incarceration." In Rendering Nature: Animals, Bodies, Places, Politics, edited by Marguerite S. Shaffer and Phoebe S.K. Young, 237-262. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015.
"Race and Ethnicity in Environmental History." In Oxford Handbook of Environmental History, edited by Andrew C. Isenberg, 573-599. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014.
"National Unity and National Discord: The Western Homefront during World War II." With Charles Dorn, Associate Professor of Education, Bowdoin College. Theme Issue on Teaching the American West, Journal of the West 49, no. 3 (Summer 2010): 41-60.
"Imprisoned Nature: Toward an Environmental History of the World War II Japanese American Incarceration." Environmental History 15, no 2 (April 2010): 236-67.
"The Nose Knows: The Sense of Smell in American History," in "Roundtable: The Senses in American History." Journal of American History 95, no. 2 (September 2008): 405-16.
"Novel Tourism: Nature, Industry, and Literature on Monterey's Cannery Row." Western Historical Quarterly 25, no. 3 (Autumn 2004): 309-29.
"Monterey-by-the-Smell: Odors and Social Conflict on the California Coastline." Pacific Historical Review 73, no. 2 (May 2004): 183-214.
"Connie Y. Chiang on 'Mother Nature's Drive-Thru.'" Environmental History 8, no. 4 (October 2003): 670-74.