<p class="biography" <b Brian W. Dippie</b , a native of Edmonton, Alberta, retired in 2009 after 39 years' teaching history at the University of Victoria, BC. Dippie also served as president of the Western History Association in 2002-03. A specialist in the history of Western American art, Dippie has published extensively on George Catlin, Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell.</p
Robert M. Utley, former Chief Historian & Assistant Director of the National Park Service, is the author of many books & articles on the West, "Cavalier in Buckskin", also published by the University of Oklahoma Press, won the 1989 Western Heritage Wrangler Award for Outstanding Nonfiction Book & was a Book-of-the-Month Club & History Book Club selection. Since his retirement from the federal government, he has devoted himself full time to historical research & writing.