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

Patricia C. Crews
Professor, Textiles, Merchandising & Fashion Design

UNL

History, conservation and performance of textiles

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

Carolyn Pope Edwards
Willa Cather Prof, Psychology, Child, Youth & Family Studies

UNL

Social and moral development

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

Patricia Freeman
Professor, Natural Resources

UNL

Vertebrate biology, human effects on the environment

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

Kenneth G. Hubbard
Professor, Natural Resources

UNL

Warming climate impacts, meteorology, soil science

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

Bruce B. Johnson
Professor, Agricultural Economics

UNL

Natural Resource, environmental economics

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

Gary Lynne
Professor, Agricultural Economics

UNL

Motivations in natural resource conservation

Craig MacPhee
Professor, Economics

UNL

International trade and
investment

Susan Naramore Maher
Dean, Liberal Arts

University of Minnesota-Duluth

Western American literature, children's literature, creative nonfiction of the Plains and West

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

Linda Pratt
Professor, English

UNL

English

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

J. Allen Williams, Jr.
Professor, Sociology

UNL

Environmental sociology

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