TBR | History
John Bieter graduated from the University of St. Thomas with a degree in social science and a concentration in economics. He completed his master's degree at Boise State University and his thesis was published as An Enduring Legacy: A History of the Basques in Idaho. His next book, Showdown in the Big Quiet: Land, Myth and Government in the American West, came out in April of 2015. John earned his doctoral degree from Boston College where he focused his research and teaching interests on immigration and ethnicity, the American West, and American Catholicism. Currently, John serves as professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and Basque Studies at Boise State University.