Great Plains Fellows: Place studies

Brian Cannon (AF)
Professor, Director of the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies

Brigham Young University

Intermountain West

Lee Davis (AEF)
Assoc. Prof. Emeritus, California Studies

San Francisco State University

Anthropology, American Indian culture, religion

Kalenda Eaton (AF)
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

Andrew Graybill (AF)
Associate Prof., Southwest Studies

Southern Methodist University

North American West history of expansion, borders, race, violence

Johnathan Hladik (AF)
Energy Policy Advocate

Center for Rural Affairs

Farm landscape, environmental policy, clean energy

Charlene Porsild (AF)
Res. Assoc. Prof., American Studies

University of New Mexico

North American West, Canadian Studies, Klondike Gold Rush, gender history

Robert Stoddard (EF)
Professor Emeritus, Geography, Chief Adviser, Asian Studies


Human geography, cultural and religious geography

Robert Thacker (AF)
Professor, Canadian Studies

St. Lawrence University

English, Canadian and Western literature, landscape in literature

Harry Thompson (AF)
Director, Center for Western Studies

Augustana University

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

Clinton White (AEF)
Professor Emeritus

Campion College, University of Regina

Canadian history

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