Office of Research

Center for the Study of the Pacific Northwest


The Center for the Study of the Pacific Northwest is dedicated to advancing scholarship on the Pacific Northwest, and the North American West more generally, with an emphasis on historical research. Located in the Department of History at the University of Washington, we support research, teaching, and public programs that promote and disseminate knowledge on the peoples and issues that have defined and shaped the Pacific Northwest.

Core Services Offered

Website devoted to Center and its activities,

Archived back issues of PNQ (JSTOR link coming in early 2011),

Online course on PNW history,

Funding Information:

Various endowments

Reporting Structure:

John Findlay, Chair, Department of History

Center Details

Director: Jung, Moon - Ho
Location: 203 Smith Hall
Year Started: 1990
Administrator / Program Manager: McKaig, Kim
Administering College/School: College of Arts & Sciences 
P.I. Home Department: Department of History 
Faculty Involvement: 3