Associate Professor

Office: 541-322-3129

Ph.D. - Ohio University
M.A. - Ohio University
B.A. - University of Central Florida

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Affiliated with: 
Acad Prog / Student Aff
Cascades Campus
Research/Career Interests: 

- The World in Which We Occur: John Dewey, Pragmatist Ecology,  and American Ecological Writing in the Twentieth Century.   University of Alabama Press, October 2007.

-  (With Michelle Harvey)  “’Mas Tamales, Anybody?’: Denise Chávez’s  The Last of the Menu Girls and the Chicana Narrative of Communities.”  Narratives of Community: Women’s Short Story Sequences. Ed. Roxanne Harde.  Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars, 2007. 241-262.

- “Pivots, Reversals, and Things in the Aesthetic Economy of   Williams Dean Howells’s The Rise of Silas Lapham.” Connotations: A Journal  for Critical Debate 15. 1-3 (2007): 1-16

  - “Activating the ‘Art of Knowing’: John Dewey, Pragmatist   Ecology, and Environmental Writing.” ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in  Literature and Environment 11.2 (2004): 1-24.

  - “(Eco)logic in Utah Landscapes: Edward Abbey and Terry   Tempest Williams.” Space-Place-Environment. Ed. Lothar Hönnighausen.  Tübingen: Stauffenburg, 2004. 101-114.

 - “Northern Imagination, Political Reality, and Arctic Dreams:   Ecological Nonfiction and the Arctic.” Kulturwissenschaftliche Perspektiven in  der Nordamerika-Forschung. Ed. Friedrich Jaeger. Tübingen: Stauffenburg,  2001. 81-94.

  - “’Peace, Order, and Good Government,’ or ‘Life, Liberty, and the   Pursuit of Happiness’: Community and Identity in Canada and the United States.”  Zeitschrift für Kanada-Studien 37.1 (2000): 85-96.