Lee Nash was professor emeritus of history at George Fox University, where he served as vice president for Academic Affairs. He taught at Northern Arizona University from 1967 to 1975 and earlier served as professor and dean of the College at Cascade College. His University of Washington M.A. was in American literature and writing, and he wrote his University of Oregon Ph.D. dissertation on “Refining a Frontier: The Cultural Interests and Activities of Harvey W. Scott." Nash died in May 2010 in Newberg, Oregon.