Here are some highlights of my writing.

Journal Articles

McCoy, Meredith and Matthew Villeneuve, “Reconceiving Schooling: Centering Indigenous Experimentation in Indian Education History,” History of Education Quarterly, Vol. 60, No 4. (November 2020): 487-519.

Villeneuve, Matthew. “The Patos Island Lighthouse: A Social History of the Maritime Borderland, 1893-1951.” Pacific Northwest Quarterly, Vol. 108, No. 4 (Fall 2017): 134-150.

—. “’The Job Was Big and the Man Doing It Was Still Bigger:’ The Forgotten Role of Thomas B. Watters in Klamath Termination, 1953–1958.” Oregon Historical Quarterly 116 (1): 40–67. Honorable Mention for the Joel Palmer Award for the Best Article Published in the Quarterly.

Book Reviews

Review of Words Have Past: The English Language, Colonialism, and the Newspapers of Indian Boarding Schools, by Jane Griffith. History of Education Quarterly, Volume 60, Number 2, 2020, 271-273,

Review of First Americans: U.S. Patriotism in Indian Country after World War I, by Thomas Grillot. H-War, H-Net Reviews in the Humanities and Social Sciences. June 2020.

Review of The Earth Memory Compass: Diné Landscapes and Education in the Twentieth Century, by Farina King. Western Historical Quarterly, Volume 51, Issue 1, Spring 2020, 100–101,

Other Writing

Afterword to The Light on the Island, by Helene Glidden (Kenmore: San Juan Publishing, 2018), 213-246.