- “Teaching Indigenous American Culture and History: Perpetuating Knowledge or Furthering Intellectual Colonization?” Journal of Social Sciences 7:2 (2011): 104-112
- “Panic of 1819,” Encyclopedia of Alabama, Online
- “Rebecca Rawson: Portrait of a Daughter of the Puritan Elite in the Massachusetts Bay Colon,” New England Journal of History 56:1 (1999)
- “Timoloqinash: Incorporating Chumash Cultural Self-History into the History of California,” Wishtoyo Foundation, Online
As an illustrator known for his portrayals of indigenous California, Dr. Ward recently completed a series of paintings on the “Island of the Blue Dolphins/ Lone Woman of San Nicholas Island” and another series related to Chumash Indian culture and history in the northern Santa Barbara Channel Islands, as part of the film Channel Islands National Park: Treasure in the Sea, for the National Park Service.