Gregory R. Graves

Gregory R. Graves
Lecturer in Environmental Studies and History

Office Location

Bren Hall 4007
HSSB 4240


Environmental History, California History 

Lecturer in Environmental Studies and History Departments


  • Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara


Dr. Graves specializes in federal water resources development and resource allocation. He also conducts environmental and historical investigations of industrial sites in the partnership Graves & Neushul Historical Consultants. His publications include Pursuing Excellence in Water Planning and Policy Analysis: A History of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Institute for Water Resources; From These Beginnings: A Biographical Approach to American History; and "The Rhetoric of Opposition: Anti-conservation and the Early Forest Reserves," in Journal of the West.


Greg Graves's research interests include: public history, environmental history, California history, and U.S. history


In an Era of Change: A History of the Tulsa District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 1975-1997 (2009)


ES 3: Introduction to Social and Cultural Environments 
ES/Hist: 173: American Environmental History
ES 188: The Ethics of Human-Environmental Relations
ES 197: Senior Thesis in ES