Great Plains Emeriti Fellows: Full list

Ian William Adam
Professor Emeritus, English

University of Calgary

English, Canada, literary criticism, creative writing



Arnold Alanen
Professor Emeritus, Landscape Architecture

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Planned communities, company towns, rural and immigrant settlements


John Allen
Professor Emeritus, Geography

University of Wyoming

Human impact on natural environments, landscape change, North American exploration


John Anderson
Professor Emeritus, Political Science

UNK

Social capital, rural communities, political discourse, Nebraska towns



Walter Bagley
Associate Prof. Emeritus, Forestry, Fisheries & Wildlife

UNL

Woody plants, central and northern prairies


Royce Ballinger
Professor Emeritus, Biological Sciences

UNL

Evolutionary ecology, lizards, demography


Peter Bleed
Professor Emeritus, Anthropology

UNL

Technology, material culture, lithics, historic archaeology, Japan


Gail Bowen
Associate Professor Emerita, English

Saskatchewan Indian Federated College

Crime writer


Ronald Bowlin
Director Emeritus, Kimball Hall

UNL

Economics



Dwight Brown
Professor Emeritus, Geography

University of Minnesota

geographic information and analysis, cartography, biogeography


Willa Bruce
Professor Emerita, Public Administration

University of Illinois

Organization behavior, development and theory


Warren W. Caldwell
Professor Emeritus, Anthropology

UNL

Northwest, Midwest archaeology, history


Miguel Carranza
Prof., Director Emeritus, Latina/Latino Studies & Sociology

UNL, University of Missouri-Kansas City

Latino/Chicano studies, immigrant communities; mentoring at-risk youth; minority/majority relations


Ronald Case
Professor Emeritus, Natural Resources - Wildlife

UNL

Wildlife population biology, forestry, fisheries



John Comer
Professor Emeritus, Political Science

UNL

Public administration, policy, political behavior, U.S. politics




Maurice Conner
Professor Emeritus, German

UNO

German, foreign languages





Elizabeth Cook-Lynn
Professor Emerita, Native Studies

Eastern Washington University,

Native Americans, writing, South Dakota


Harl Dalstrom
Professor Emeritus, History

UNO

History of Omaha; Nebraska & Great Plains; Upper Midwest; Canada-U.S. borderlands


Lee Davis
Associate Professor Emeritus, California Studies

San Francisco State University

Anthropology, American Indian culture, religion


Barbara DiBernard
Professor Emerita, English, Women's Studies

UNL

20th Century women writers, lesbian writers, feminist pedagogy


Robert Diffendal, Jr.
Professor Emeritus, Conservation & Survey, Geology

UNL

Geology, historical geology, stratigraphy, sedimentology, geomorphology


Learthen Dorsey
Associate Professor Emeritus, History, Ethnic Studies

UNL

Social studies, history of Africa, African anthropology


Jeanne Eder
Professor Emerita, History

University of Alaska

North American Indians, oral histories, museums



Ted Ertl
Associate Professor Emeritus, Architecture

UNL

Architectural history and theory, architects, environmental issues


James Estes
Professor Emeritus, Biological Sciences

UNL

Em. Director of UNL State Museum


Richard Etulain
Professor Emeritus, History

University of New Mexico

Western American literature, culture and religion


Duane Eversoll
Professor Emeritus, Natural Resources

UNL

Environmental engineering, geology, water resources, mapping


Loyd Fischer
Professor Emeritus, Agricultural Economics

UNL

Agricultural economics


M. Marie Fischer
Professor Emerita, Community & Regional Planning

UNL

Community & Regional Planning


Jay Fitzgerald
Professor Emeritus, Agronomy & Horticulture

UNL

Entomology, biology, Great Plains studies


Harry Fritz
Professor Emertius, History

University of Montana

American history, Western America, Montana, military history, Lews and Clark, Civil War


Ricardo Garcia
Professor Emeritus, Teaching, Learning & Teacher Education

UNL

Curriculum and foundations of education, English education


Hugh Genoways
Professor Emeritus, Nebraska State Museum

UNL

Systematics and ecology, mammology, biology


Norman Geske
Director Emeritus, Sheldon Art Gallery

UNL

Art and art history


Roger Gibbins
President Emeritus

Canada West Foundation

Political science, Canadian politics, regionalism


Alan Gless
Emeritus District Court Judge

Nebraska 5th Judicial District

Nebraska Law, jury instruction language, self-incrimination, common law


Gloria Gonzalez-Kruger
Director Emerita

Behavioral Health OneWorld Health Center

Health care


Ralph Grajeda
Assoc. Professor Emeritus, English/Ethnic Studies

UNL

Mexican American literature, ethnic literature


Craig Grau
Assoc. Professor Emeritus, Political Science

University of Minnesota-Duluth

American government and politics, political parties


Dolores Greenberg
Professor Emerita, History

Hunter College, CUNY

Energy, industrialization, modernization, TransAtlantic partnerships


Elizabeth Grobsmith
Provost Emerita

Northern Arizona University

Anthropology, ethnology, native cultures of North America


Jeanne Kay Guelke
Professor Emerita, Geography

University of Waterloo, Canada

Historical geography of human interactions with wilderness


Robert Haller
Professor Emeritus, English

UNL

English


David Scott Hargrove
Professor Emeritus, Psychology

University of Mississippi

Rural mental health, psychology and literature


Richard Harrison
Professor Emeritus, English

University of Alberta

Canadian and American literature, history of language


Francis Haskins
George Holmes Professor Emeritus, Agronomy

UNL

Cytogenetics, quantitative and biochemical genetics


C. Robert Haywood
Professor Emeritus, History

Washburn University

American West, Dust Bowl, fiction writing


R. Leslie Heathcote
Professor Emeritus, Geography

Flinders University of South Australia

Historical geography, environmental perception, drought


Garald Horst
Professor Emeritus, Agronomy & Horticulture

UNL

Weed science, crop physiology, turfgrass management


N. Keith Jacobshagen II
Professor Emeritus, Art

UNL

Landscape art, painting



John Janovy, Jr.
Paula & D.B. Varner Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Biological Sciences

UNL

Protozoology, parasitology


Paul Johnsgard
Foundation Regents Professor Emeritus, Biological Sciences

UNL

Ornithology, art, waterfowl, cranes


James Johnson
Professor Emeritus, Chair, Political Science

UNO

American politics, Nebraska government, political behavior


Stephen Kalish
Margaret R. Larson Professor Emeritus, Law

UNL

Law and humanities, legal process, ethics


Robert Kaul
Professor Emeritus, Biological Sciences

UNL

Plant taxonomy, Great Plains flora


Paul Kay
Associate Professor Emeritus, Environment and Resource Studies

University of Waterloo

Climate change, water resources


Kathy Keeler
Professor Emerita, Biological Sciences

UNL

Anthropology, zoology, genetics, plant adaptation


Louis Knafla
Professor Emeritus, History

University of Calgary

Canadian prairie history



David Kromm
Professor Emeritus, Geography

Kansas State University

Water resources, natural resources management


Robert Kuzelka
Professor Emeritus, Natural Resources

UNL

Natural resources, water policy and management


Howard Lamar
Sterling Professor Emeritus, History, President Emeritus

Yale University

American West, frontier history


Charles Lamphear
Karl Nelson Professor Emeritus, Economics

UNL

Economic theory, history, regional economics, statistics


Donald Landon
Professor Emeritus, Sociology

Southwest Missouri State University

Civic renewal, legal profession in community context


Merlin Lawson
Professor Emeritus, Geosciences

UNL

Geography, climate of western interior U.S., geology


David Lewis
Professor Emeritus, Agronomy & Horticulture

UNL

Soil science


G. Malcom Lewis
Senior Lecturer Emeritus, Geography

University of Sheffield, England

Geography



Svata Louda
Charles Bessey Professor Emerita, Biological Sciences

UNL

Ecology, plant-insect herbivore interactions


Frederick Luebke
Charles J. Mach Professor Emeritus, History

UNL

Immigration, North American West, Nebraska


Joseph Luther
Professor Emeritus, Community & Regional Planning

UNL

Architecture, environmental design, urban/regional planning


Orville Menard
Professor Emeritus, Political Science

UNO

Political science



Tice Miller
Professor Emeritus, Theatre Arts

UNL

American theatre history, dramatic literature, criticism


Ken Mitchell
Professor Emeritus, English

University of Regina, Canada

Plains literature, cowboy poetry



Lowell Moser
Professor Emeritus, Agronomy & Horticulture

UNL

Forage and turf physiology, range management, grass


Gary Moulton
Professor Emeritus, History

UNL

American West, Native Americans, Nebraska history


N. Brito Mutunayagam
Professor Emeritus, Community & Regional Planning

UNL

Regional and small town planning


Harold Nagel
Professor Emeritus, Biology

UNK

Entomology, soils, botany, ecology



Ronald Naugle
Huge-Kinne Professor Emeritus, History

Nebraska Wesleyan University

American studies, American government and politics


Jon A. Nelson
Curator Emeritus, Great Plains Art Collection

UNL

Great Plains art


Jon W. Nelson
Associate Professor Emeritus, Business Administration

UNL

Business administration


Roger Nichols
Professor Emeritus, History

University of Arizona

American frontier and West, Native Americans


Patrick O'Brien
Professor Emeritus, History

Emporia State University

Great Plains history



Duane Olsen
Professor Emeritus, Agricultural Economics

UNL

Agricultural economics


Paul A. Olson
Kate Foster Regents Professor Emeritus, English

UNL

Medieval literature, Plains and Plains Indian literature


Wayne Osgood
Associate Professor Emeritus, Sociology

Penn State University

Sociology, population


Howard Ottoson
Professor Emeritus, Agricultural Economics

UNL

Agricultural economics



Richard Overfield
Professor Emeritus, History

UNO

History




Gerald Parsons
Associate Professor Emeritus, Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication

UNL

Agricultural leadership, education and communication


Charles Peek
Professor Emeritus, English

UNK

Composition, American literature, black studies



Edward Peters
Professor Emeritus, School of Natural Resources

UNL

Fish ecology, fisheries science, natural resources


John G. Peters
Professor Emeritus,Political Science, University President

Northern Illinois University

American governent, public issues, public policy analysis


Jacqueline Peterson
Professor Emerita, History and Comparative American Culture

Washington State University

American Indian history, race in colonial American society, history of Canada


Christopher Phillips
Assistant Professor Emeritus, History

Emporia State University

African American history, Civil War



William Powers
Professor Emeritus, Agronomy & Horticulture

UNL

Agronomy, horticulture


William Pratt
Professor Emeritus, History

UNO

Political science, women socialists, socialism


Diane Quantic
Associate Professor Emerita, English

Wichita State University

Great Plains literature, Dust Bowl, Mari Sandoz


Hilda Raz
Professor Emerita, English; Past Editor Prairie Schooner

UNL

Poetry, nonfiction, memoir


Ted Regehr
Professor Emeritus, History

University of Saskatchewan

History


John Reps
Professor Emeritus, City & Regional Planning

Cornell University

Urban iconography, American cities


Roger Riefler
Professor Emeritus, Economics

UNL

Interregional input/output, regional and urban economics


Barbara Rippey
Professor Emerita, English

College of St. Mary, Omaha

English


Joy S. Ritchie
Professor Emerita, English

UNL

Rhetoric and composition, women and gender studies



Norman Rosenberg
Chief Scientist Emeritus, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Joint Global Change Research Institute

Integrated Earth studies, climate, evapotranspiration


C. Patrick Rowan
Professor Emeritus, Art

UNL

Studio Art, painting, sculpture




M. Eugene Rudd
Professor Emeritus, Physics & Astronomy

UNL

Physics, astronomy



Eva Sartori
Professor Emerita, Libraries

UNL

Libraries



R. McLaran Sawyer
Professor Emeritus, Teaching, Learning & Teacher Education

UNL

Education, history, curriculum, instruction


Keith Sawyers
Professor Emeritus, Architecture

UNL

Architectural history, Nebraska architecture


Edward Schmidt
Professor Emeritus, Physics & Astronomy

UNL

Variable star observation, ultraviolet images


Mildred A. Schwartz
Professor Emerita, Sociology, Political Science

University of Illinois at Chicago

Political parties and movements, regionalism


Sandra Scofield
Director Emerita, Nebraska Rural Initiative

UNL

Rural, economic and community development, rural policies


Douglas D. Scott
Archaeologist, Adjunct Professor Emeritus Anthropology at UNL

Midwest Archaeological Center

Historical archaeology, Plains cultural development


F. William Sesow
Associate Professor Emeritus, Curriculum & Instruction

UNL

Teaching, learning, teacher education


Jerold Simmons
Professor Emeritus, History

UNO

American constitutional history, film, World War II


Robert Sittig
Professor Emeritus, Political Science

UNL

Political science



John Snowden
Professor Emeritus, Law

UNL

Legal process, jurisprudence, criminal law


Randall Snyder
Professor Emeritus, Music

UNL

Musical arts, composition, comprehensive musicianship


Kim Sosin
Professor Emerita and Chair, Economics

UNO

Macroeconomics, monetary economics, growth


Robert Spence
Professor Emeritus, Art

UNL

Art



Helen Stauffer
Professor Emerita, English

UNK

English



Robert Stoddard
Professor Emeritus, Geography, Chief Adviser, Asian Studies

UNL

Human geography, cultural and religious geography


Dale Stover
Professor Emeritus, Religious Studies

UNO

Religion, Islam, Native Americans, Lakota


James Stubbendieck
Professor Emeritus, Agronomy & Horticulture, Director Emeritus, Center for Great Plains Studies

UNL

Grassland ecology, endangered species, ecosystem restoration


Raymond Supalla
Professor Emeritus, Agricultural Economics

UNL

Water policy, environmental and agricultural economics


James Swinehart
Professor Emeritus, Conservation & Survey

UNL

Geology, cenozoic geological history of the Great Plains


Thomas Thiessen
Archeologist Emeritus

Midwest Archeological Center

Anthropology, geology, Latin, Canton Reservoir


Tommy Thompson
Professor Emeritus, History

UNO

U.S. survey, American colonial, American South


Larry Tieszen
Professor Emeritus, Biology

Augustana College

Prairie restoration, photosynthetic systems, grassland


Ron Tyler
Director Emeritus

Amon Carter Museum

Art and Art History


Ralph Vigil
Professor Emeritus, History/Ethnic Studies

UNL

Latin American Studies



Michael Voorhies
Professor Emeritus, Curator Emeritus, Nebraska State Museum

UNL

Geology, vertebrate paleontology, age of mammals


Samuel Walker
Professor Emeritus, Criminal Justice

UNO

History, American culture, police in America



L. James Walter
Assoc. Dean, College of Education; Professor Emeritus, Teaching, Learning & Teacher Education

UNL

Curriculum and instruction, school programs, high school instruction


William Wayne
Professor Emeritus, Geology

UNL

Earth surface, geomorphology, quaternary stratigraphy


Clinton White
Professor Emeritus

Campion College, University of Regina

Canadian history


Lynn White
Professor Emerita, Sociology

UNL

Social demography, social research, statistics, fertility


Hugh Whitt
Professor Emeritus, Sociology

UNL

Deviant behavior, sociology


Howard Wiegers
Professor Emeritus, Forestry, Fisheries & Wildlife

UNL

Forestry, fisheries, wildlife


Tom Winter
Associate Professor, Classics and Religious Studies

UNL

Philosophy, contemporary and political philosophy, skating, planes


George Wolf
Associate Professor Emeritus, English, Book Review Editor GPQ/R

UNL

Melville, American and Canadian literature, Great Plains literature


W. Raymond Wood
Professor Emeritus, Anthropology

University of Missouri-Columbia

Ozark Highlands, Plains villages, archaeology, ethnohistory


John Wunder
Professor Emeritus, History

UNL

American West, Native American history, legal history


Gary Zaruba
Professor Emeritus, Art & Art History

UNK

Studio art, art education, Nebraska art