Dan Philippon teaches courses in the environmental humanities, literary nonfiction writing, and sustainability studies. His research interests concern American environmental literature and its relationship to the ideas of nature, culture, and place. He is the author of Conserving Words: How American Nature Writers Shaped the Environmental Movement (2004), the co-editor of Coming into Contact: Explorations in Ecocritical Theory and Practice (2006), and the editor of Our Neck of the Woods: Exploring Minnesota's Wild Places (2009), among other books. A Past President of the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE), he is currently working on a project examining the discourses of the sustainable food movement. He can be reached at email@example.com.
Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of English