Email: jay_buckley@byu.edu
Office: 2141 JFSB
Phone: 801-422-5327
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Jay Buckley, Associate Professor

Department: History

Vita

Bio


Jay H. Buckley (PhD, Nebraska) joined the BYU history faculty in Fall 2001.

Education

  • PhD, University of Nebraska, 2001
  • MA, Brigham Young University, 1996
  • BA, Brigham Young University, 1994

Research Interests

His specialties include Lewis & Clark, exploration & migration, Indian-white relations, fur trade, South African frontier, and other western themes.

Awards

  • Outstanding Teacher, Chair Selection, History Department , 2015
  • Visiting Scholar, Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, 2015
  • William P. (Bill) Sherman Fellow Award, Portage Route Chapter, Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation, 2015
  • Clarence Dixon Taylor Historical Research Award; best scholarly book on Central Utah, 2008-2013, Charles Redd Center for Western Studies, 2013
  • Colorado Book Award Finalist, Colorado Humanities, 2013
  • Meritorious Achievement Award, Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation, 2010
  • Eagleton-Walters Book Award, best book on the political history of Missouri, State Historical Society of Missouri, 2009
  • Missouri History Book Award; Best Book on Missouri and Missourians, State Historical Society of Missouri, 2009
  • Mollie and Karl G. Butler Young Scholar Award, Charles Redd Center for Western Studies, 2008
  • Lewis E. Atherton Prize, State Historical Society of Missouri, 2001

Professional Affiliations

  • Western History Association

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