Dr. Jennifer Stevens, a Boise State professor of the practice in Urban Studies and Community Development and History, will receive a 2017 Mayor’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts and History. She will be honored for “Excellence in History.”
Stevens has been a professional historian for nearly 25 years and is the principal and president of Stevens Historical Research Associates. She joined Boise State in Fall of 2017. Her work focuses on environmental history, land, water and transportation history, urban planning, U.S. business history and commemorative events. She serves on Boise’s Planning and Zoning Commission, and has served on the City’s Historic Preservation Commission.