Nebraska Authors

Renee Laegreid

AKA: Renee Martini Laegreid

Born ≈ 1957

Places Lived

Hastings, NE
Laramie, WY

Author Of

  • Biography
  • Fiction


Western subjects; Autobiography; Rodeo


BA, 1982, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
MA in American Studies, 1994, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT
PhD in American History, 2002, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE


Professor, History of the American West, Department of History at the University of Wyoming
Adjunct Instructor/Assistant Professor/Associate Professor, Hastings College, Hastings, NE

Places Worked

University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY: 2012-
Hastings College, Hastings, NE: 1995-2012


Wyoming Institute for Humanities Research
Gender and Women’s Studies
A&S Special Tenure and Promotion Committee
Hastings College Presidential Search Committee, Western History Association
Coalition for Western Women’s History


Riding Pretty: Rodeo Royalty in the American West. 2006.
Women on the North American Plains. 2011.
Women in the writings of Mari Sandoz.

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