David M. Wrobel is the Merrick Chair of Western History at the University of Oklahoma.
Wrobel, David M. Promised Lands: Promotion, Memory, and the Creation of the American West. Lawrence, Kansas: University Press Of Kansas, 2002.
Wrobel, David M., and Michael C. Steiner, eds. “Forging a Cosmopolitan Civic Culture: The Regional identity of San Francisco and Northern California.” Chapter to Many Wests: Place, Culture, and Regional Identity, edited by David M. Wrobel and Michael C. Steiner. Lawrence, Kansas: University Press of Kansas, 1997.