College of Arts and Sciences

Department of History

Photo: Robert McCoyRobert McCoy

Associate Professor of History
Wilson-Short Hall 337 – 509-335-3985


Ph.D., University of California, Riverside, 2002

Academic & Professional Interests

McCoy teaches public history with a specialization in historic preservation. He also teaches United States history with special interest in memory and the creation of historical narratives.


McCoy's publications include Chief Joseph, Yellow Wolf, and the Creation of Nez Perce History in the Pacific Northwest (Routledge Press, 2004) and Forgotten Voices: Death Records of the Yakima, 1888-1964 (Scarecrow Press, 2009).













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