Great Plains Fellows: English

Ian William Adam (AEF)
Professor Emeritus, English

University of Calgary

English, Canada, literary criticism, creative writing

Jonis Agee (F)
Professor

UNL

Fiction, creative nonfiction, American Literature

Blake Allmendinger (AF)
Professor, English

UCLA

Literature of the American West

Eric Anderson (AF)
Associate Professor, English

George Mason University

Native American Literature, indigenous studies

Katherine Bahr (AF)
Professor, English and Humanities

Chadron State

Mari Sandoz, Native Americans, Cuny Table

Stephen Behrendt (F)
George Holmes Distinguished Professor

UNL

British Romanticism

Susanne Bloomfield (F)
Professor

UNK

Western American
literature

Gail Bowen (AEF)
Associate Professor Emerita, English

Saskatchewan Indian Federated College

Crime writer

Paul Christensen (AF)
Professor, English

Texas A&M

20th century American poetry, Southwestern life and literature, creative writing

Margaret Coel (AF)
Writer, Guest Lecturer

Colorado

The West: the mountains, plains, and vast spaces

Allison Hedge Coke (AF)
Artist in Residence, English

University of Central Oklahoma

Native Americans, poetry, nonfiction, landscape

Nancy Cook (F)
Associate Professor, English

UNL

Western American studies, literature of place, literature and the environment

Joshua Dolezal (AF)
Associate Professor, English

Central College

American literature, Willa Cather, sustainability

Kalenda Eaton (AF)
Associate Professor, English

Arcadia University

Multiculturalism and the American West, African American literature, global black studies

Thomas Gannon (F)
Associate Professor

UNL

Native American literature, ecocriticism

Amy Goodburn (F)
Prof., Associate VC Academic Affairs

UNL

Critical and multicultural pedagogies

Ralph Grajeda (EF)
Assoc. Professor Emeritus, English/Ethnic Studies

UNL

Mexican American literature, ethnic literature

Ramon Guerra (F)
Assistant Professor

UNO

Chicano/a Literature

P Jane Hafen (AF)
Professor, English

University of Nevada-Las Vegas

Native American Studies, American literature, American West

Evelyn Harris Haller (AF)
Professor, Chair, English

Doane College

Willa Cather, Virginia Woolf, Erza Pound

Robert Haller (EF)
Professor Emeritus, English

UNL

English

Twyla Hansen (AF)
Poet

Lincoln, Neb.

Poetry, sustainable agriculture, rural land use

Sharon Harris (AF)
Professor, English

University of Connecticut

19th Century U.S. Literature, women and reform movements; feminist literary theory

Richard Harrison (AEF)
Professor Emeritus, English

University of Alberta

Canadian and American literature, history of language

Daniel Holtz (AF)
Professor, English

Peru State College

Nebraska Literature, preparing secondary English teachers

Melissa Homestead (F)
Professor

UNL

American literature, history of the book

Leanne Howe (AF)
Professor, English, American Indian Studies

University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana

American Indian Literature, theater

James Hoy (AF)
Professor, English

Emporia State University

Great Plains folklore, American Indian literature, Australian outback

Matthew Jockers
Associate Professor, English

UNL

Irish immigrants, place-based literature, digital humanities

Charles Johanningsmeier (F)
Professor

UNO

American regionalist literature

Francis W. Kaye (F)
Professor

UNL

Great Plains studies, Native American studies, Canadian studies

Lisa Knopp (F)
Associate Professor

UNO

Physical and cultural geography of the Mississippi, Missouri, Platte rivers

Ted Kooser (F)
Presidential Professor, English

University of Nebraska

Poetry, essays

Nancy Tystad Koupal (AF)
Director

SD State Historical Society Press

American literature, South Dakota, Dakota women, children's lit

Thomas Lynch (F)
Associate Professor

UNL

Cross-cultural ecocriticism,
place-conscious
literary studies

Susan Naramore Maher
Dean, Liberal Arts

University of Minnesota-Duluth

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

Doris Meredith (AF)
Writer

Amarillo, Texas

Mystery literature, historical fiction, American West

Ken Mitchell (AEF)
Professor Emeritus, English

University of Regina, Canada

Plains literature, cowboy poetry

Amelia Montes (F)
Associate Professor, Director Institute of Ethnic Studies

UNL

Late Nineteenth and contemporary American literature

Francis Moul (AF)
Reviewer, Author, Publisher

Lincoln, Neb.

International relations, Nebraska History, U.S. Indian Claims Commission

Paul A. Olson (EF)
Kate Foster Regents Professor Emeritus, English

UNL

Medieval literature, Plains and Plains Indian literature

Charles Peek (EF)
Professor Emeritus, English

UNK

Composition, American literature, black studies

David Peterson (F)
Associate Professor

UNO

16th-20th century American literature, gay and lesbian studies

Don Perkins (AF)
Lecturer, English

University of Alberta

Canadian drama, Native literatures, and popular culture, Canadian theatre history

Linda Pratt (F)
Professor

UNL

English

John Price (F)
Professor

UNO

Great Plains, environmental literature

Diane Quantic (AEF)
Associate Professor Emerita, English

Wichita State University

Great Plains literature, Dust Bowl, Mari Sandoz

Hilda Raz (EF)
Professor Emerita, English; past editor Prairie Schooner

UNL

Poetry, nonfiction, memoir

Lavona Reeves (AF)
Professor, English, Women's and Gender Studies

Eastern Washington University

Linguistics, composition, rhetoric, English as a second language

Guy Reynolds (F)
Professor

UNL

Willa Cather project, American literature

Barbara Rippey (AEF)
Professor Emerita, English

College of St. Mary, Omaha

English

Joy S. Ritchie (EF)
Professor Emerita, English

UNL

Rhetoric and composition, women and gender studies

Barbara Robins (F)
Associate Professor

UNO

Contemporary Native American literature

Ann Romines (AF)
Professor, English

George Washington University

Women's writing and culture, feminist theory, 19th Century U.S. writing, American regional writing

Kari Ronning (F)
Research Associate, Prof., Assistant Editor, Willa Cather archives

UNL

Willa Cather's journalism

Timothy Schaffert (F)
Assistant Professor

UNL

Creative writing,
fiction

Connie Schomburg (AF)
Independent scholar

Fremont, Neb.

English, ethnic literature, journalism, African-American literature

Steve Shively (AF)
Associate Professor

Utah State University

Willa Cather, pedagogy of place, religion in nature

Helen Stauffer (EF)
Professor Emerita, English

UNK

English

Wynne Summers (AF)
Assistant Professor, English

Southern Utah University

Native American literature and Studies, Ethnic literature, Western American literature

Harry Thompson (AF)
Director, Center for Western Studies

Augustana College

New West, poststructuralism/theory, South Dakota, Great Plains authors

Steven Trout (AF)
Professor, English

University of South Alabama

Literary modernism, war literature, and American cultural studies

George Wolf (EF)
Associate Professor Emeritus, English

UNL

Melville, American and Canadian literature, Great Plains literature

(F) = Fellow, (AF) = Associate Fellow, (EF) = Emeritus Fellow, (AEF) = Associate Emeritus Fellow, (GF) = Graduate Fellow