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Slovic, Scott
Author of:
Wild Nevada, Testimonies on Behalf of the Desert
Going Away to Think, Engagement, Retreat, and Ecocritical Responsibility
Scott Slovic is a professor of Literature and Environment at the University of Nevada, Reno. The author, editor, or coeditor of many books, his research specialties include American environmental literature, the relation between narrative discourse and environmental values, autobiography and environmental experience, and environmental rhetoric. He offers courses in American literature, comparative literature, literary nonfiction, and composition. He earned his B.A. from Stanford University (1983) and his M.A. and Ph.D. from Brown University (1986, 1990). He was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Bonn (Germany) in 1986-87 and at the University of Tokyo, Sophia University, and Rikkyo University (Japan) in 1993-94. He has been a faculty member at UNR since 1995, with stints as a visiting professor at Rice University and the University of Queensland (Australia). He was the founding president of the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment, and has edited ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment since 1995.