dsc_9261_medI’m a professor in the English Department at the University of Nebraska. My areas of teaching and research are focused on ecocriticism, bioregionalism, settler colonial studies, and Loren Eiseley. The places whose literature I am researching include the US West and the Australian Outback. For seven years I served as editor of the journal Western American Literature.

Place Studies


The University of Nebraska English Department’s Place-Based, Environmental Reading and Writing Area of Emphasis