Great Plains Fellows: English

Agronomy and Horticulture
NameTitleInstitutionSpecialty
Jonis Agee Professor, English UNL Fiction, creative nonfiction, American literature
Blake Allmendinger Professor, English UCLA Literature of the American West
Eric Anderson Associate Professor, English George Mason University Native American Literature, Indigenous studies
Katherine Bahr Professor Emeritus, English and Humanities Chadron State Mari Sandoz, Native Americans, Cuny Table
Stephen Behrendt George Holmes Distinguished Professor, English UNL British Romanticism
Susanne Bloomfield Professor Emeritus, English UNK Western American literature
Gail Bowen Associate Professor Emeritus, English Saskatchewan Indian Federated College Crime writer
Robert Brooke Professor, English UNL Rural education, composition and rhetoric, critical theory
Paul Christensen Professor, English Texas A&M 20th Century American poetry, Southwestern life and literature, creative writing
Margaret Coel Writer, Guest Lecturer Boulder, Colo. The West: the mountains, plains, and vast spaces
Allison Hedge Coke Distinguished Professor, Creative Writing University of California, Riverside Native Americans, poetry, nonfiction, landscape
Nancy Cook Professor Emeritus, English University of Montana Western American studies, literature of place, literature and the environment
Joshua Doležal Professor, English Central College American literature, Willa Cather, sustainability
Kalenda Eaton Associate Professor, The Clara Luper Department of African & African American Studies University of Oklahoma Black American West, African American literature, Women’s Studies, Africana Studies
Thomas Gannon Associate Professor, English & Ethnic Studies UNL Native American literature, ecocriticism
Amy Goodburn Professor, English; Senior Associate VC Academic Affairs UNL Critical and multicultural pedagogies, women's studies
Ralph Grajeda Assoc. Professor Emeritus, English/Ethnic Studies UNL Mexican American literature, ethnic literature
Ramón Guerra Associate Professor, English; Editor, Great Plains Quarterly UNO Chicano/a literature, Latino/a literature, postmodernism
P. Jane Hafen Professor Emeritus, English University of Nevada-Las Vegas Native American Studies, American literature, American West
Evelyn Harris Haller Professor, English; Chair, Fine Arts/Humanities Doane College Willa Cather, Virginia Woolf, Ezra Pound
Robert Haller Professor Emeritus, English UNL English
Twyla Hansen Poet Lincoln, Neb. Poetry, sustainable agriculture, rural land use
Sharon Harris Professor Emeritus, English University of Connecticut 19th Century U.S. literature, women and reform movements, feminist literary theory
Richard Harrison Professor Emeritus, English University of Alberta Canadian and American literature, history of language
Daniel Holtz Professor Emeritus, English Peru State College Nebraska Literature, preparing secondary English teachers
Melissa Homestead Professor, English UNL American literature, history of the book, Cather studies
LeAnne Howe Eidson Distinguished Professor in American Literature, Department of English University of Georgia American Indian Literature, theater
Jim Hoy Professor Emeritus, English Emporia State University Great Plains folklore, American Indian literature, Australian outback
Matthew Jockers Senior Research Science Manager Apple Irish immigrants, place-based literature, digital humanities
Charles Johanningsmeier Professor, English UNO American regionalist literature, Willa Cather
Francis W. Kaye Professor Emeritus, English UNL Great Plains Studies, Native American studies, Canadian studies
Lisa Knopp Professor, English UNO Creative nonfiction, Mississippi, Missouri, and Platte rivers
Ted Kooser Presidential Professor Emeritus, English University of Nebraska Poetry, essays
Nancy Tystad Koupal Director; Editor-in-Chief, Pioneer Girl Project South Dakota Historical Society Press American literature, South Dakota, Dakota women, children's literature
Thomas Lynch Professor Emeritus, English UNL Cross-cultural ecocriticism, place-conscious literary studies
Susan Naramore Maher Dean Emeritus, Liberal Arts University of Minnesota-Duluth Western American literature, children's literature, creative nonfiction of the Plains and West
Cheyenne Marco Lecturer, English University of South Dakota Creative writing, Great Plains literature
Doris Meredith Writer, Public Lecturer Amarillo, Texas Mystery literature, historical fiction, American West
Ken Mitchell Professor Emeritus, English University of Regina, Canada Plains literature, cowboy poetry
Amelia María de la Luz Montes Associate Professor, English & Ethnic Studies UNL Late Nineteenth and contemporary American literature, Chicana/o literature
Paul A. Olson Kate Foster Regents Professor Emeritus, English UNL Medieval literature, Plains and Plains Indian literature
Charles Peek Professor Emeritus, English UNK Composition, American literature, Black studies
David Peterson Associate Professor, English UNO 16th-20th century American literature, gay and lesbian studies
Don Perkins Lecturer, English University of Alberta Canadian drama, Native literatures, and popular culture, Canadian theatre history, trickster stories and literature
Linda Pratt Professor Emeritus, English UNL English literature
John Price Professor, English UNO Great Plains literature, environmental literature
Diane Quantic Associate Professor Emeritus, English Wichita State University Great Plains literature, Dust Bowl, Mari Sandoz
Hilda Raz Professor Emeritus, English; Past Editor Prairie Schooner UNL Poetry, nonfiction, memoir
Lavona Reeves Professor, English Eastern Washington University Linguistics, composition, rhetoric, English as a second language
Guy Reynolds Professor, English; Chair, Undergraduate Program and Curriculum Committee UNL Willa Cather project, American literature
Barbara Rippey Professor Emeritus, English College of St. Mary, Omaha English
Joy S. Ritchie Professor Emeritus, English UNL Rhetoric and composition, women and gender studies
Barbara Robins Associate Professor, English UNO Contemporary Native American literature
Ann Romines Professor Emeritus, English George Washington University Women's writing and culture, feminist theory, 19th Century U.S. writing, American regional writing
Kari Ronning Research Associate Professor Emeritus, English UNL Willa Cather's journalism
Timothy Schaffert Professor & Director of Creative Writing, English
UNL Creative writing, fiction writing
Connie Schomburg Independent scholar Fremont, Neb. English, ethnic literature, journalism, African-American literature
Steve Shively Associate Professor Emeritus, English Utah State University Willa Cather, pedagogy of place, religion in nature
Helen Stauffer Professor Emeritus, English UNK English
Wynne Summers Associate Professor, English Southern Utah University Native American literature and Studies, Ethnic literature, Western American literature
Harry Thompson Executive Director, Center for Western Studies Augustana University New West, poststructuralism/theory, South Dakota, Great Plains authors
Steven Trout Professor, English University of Alabama Literary modernism, war literature, and American cultural studies
Tracy Sanford Tucker Director of Collections & Curation The Willa Cather Foundation Native Americans in Cather novels, Plains literature, prairie programming
Cory Willard Writing and Learning Strategist, Student Learning Services Mount Royal University Ecocriticism, Place Studies, Literature of the West
George Wolf Associate Professor Emeritus, English, Book Essay Editor GPQ/R UNL Melville, American and Canadian literature, Great Plains literature