Place Studies

For Undergraduate English Majors

As an English major, you design your own concentration — a program of study based on your areas of interest, organized around a controlling theme or topic — with the help of your advisor. Below are some recommendations for students interested in this area.

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Recommended Courses

Recommended Reading

Career Opportunities

  • Environmental Education
  • Writing for Environmental organizations
  • Local, state, and federal government
  • Environmental law
  • State and national parks
  • Environmental/travel journalism
  • Grant writing
  • Environmental activism

Professors to Know

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Rachel Azima

Assistant Professor of Practice and Writing Center Director 126B Andrews Hall 402-472-1826
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Robert Brooke

John E. Weaver Professor of English 210 Andrews Hall (402) 472-1807
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Joy Castro

Susan J. Rosowski Professor and Director of the Institute for Ethnic Studies 345 Andrews Hall Website
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Kwame Dawes

Chancellor's Professor of English and Glenna Luschei Editor of Prairie Schooner 110C Andrews Hall (402) 472-1812 Website
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Tom Gannon

Associate Professor and Academic Advisor for the Institute for Ethnic Studies 346 Andrews Hall
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Matthew Jockers

Susan J. Rosowski Associate Professor of English and Associate Dean for Research and Global Engagement 1223 Oldfather Hall Website
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Frances W. Kaye

Professor 348 Andrews Hall
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Tom Lynch

Professor and Chair of the Undergraduate Program and Curriculum Committee 314 Andrews Hall
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Amelia María de la Luz Montes

Associate Professor 211 Andrews Hall Website
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Ng'ang'a Muchiri

Assistant Professor 126C Andrews Hall Website
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Rachael W. Shah

Assistant Professor 126E Andrews Hall Website