Jay Buckley, Associate Professor

Department: History

Vita

Email: jay_buckley@byu.edu

Office: 2141 JFSB

Phone: 801-422-5327

Website

Bio

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

Education

  • PhD in History from University of Nebraska, 2001
  • MA in History from Brigham Young University, 1996
  • BA in History from 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

  • Gary E. Moulton Lectureship Honoree from Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation; National Lewis and Clark Historic Trail, 2018
  • Outstanding Teacher from Chair Selection, History Department, 2015
  • Visiting Scholar from Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, 2015
  • William P. (Bill) Sherman Fellow Award from Portage Route Chapter, Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation, 2015
  • Clarence Dixon Taylor Historical Research Award; best scholarly book on Central Utah, 2008-2013 from Charles Redd Center for Western Studies, 2013
  • Colorado Book Award Finalist from Colorado Humanities, 2013
  • Meritorious Achievement Award from Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation, 2010
  • Eagleton-Walters Book Award, best book on the political history of Missouri from State Historical Society of Missouri, 2009
  • Missouri History Book Award; Best Book on Missouri and Missourians from State Historical Society of Missouri, 2009
  • Mollie and Karl G. Butler Young Scholar Award from Charles Redd Center for Western Studies, 2008
  • Lewis E. Atherton Prize from State Historical Society of Missouri, 2001

Professional Affiliations

  • Western History Association