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Dr. Jennifer Dawes

Bea Wood Hall
Institution Degree Graduation Date
University of Nevada, Reno Ph.D. 2001
University of Houston M.A. in English 1997
University of Missouri-Columbia M.A. in journalism 1991
Baylor University B.A. in English 1989
Employer Position Start Date End Date
Midwestern State University Professor and Chair 08/30/2019
Midwestern State University Chair, Department of English, Humanities, and Philosophy, and Professor of English
Eastern Oregon University Associate Professor
Idaho State University Assistant Professor
Henderson State University Professor of English
Idaho State University Associate Professor

Exploring Severance: Interdisciplinary Considerations of Apple TV’s Psychological Thriller editor with Dr. Nora Isacoff, under contract, Palgrave Macmillan

Dark Tourism in the American West (Palgrave Macmillan 2019) -- editor of collection of essays; and "Revisitng Waco and the Branch Davidian Tragedy" (in the collection)

"The Desert as Dumping Ground in Popular Imagination" in Reading Aridity, eds. Jada Ach and Gary Reger, Lexington Books, 2020.

Across the Plains: Sarah Royce’s Western Narrative. Women’s Western Voices Series. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2009. (as Jennifer Dawes Adkison)

“Sacrament to Sacrilege: Human Flesh as Sustenance in Alive and The Road,” in Food on Film: Bringing Something New to the Table. Tom Hertweck, ed. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2014. 187-200. (as Jennifer Dawes Adkison)

“‘These is my words’ . . . Or Are They?: Constructing Western Women’s Lives in Two Contemporary Novels,” Great Plains Quarterly 26.1 (Winter 2006): 13-25. (as Jennifer Dawes Adkison)

“What Passes Away: Visions of Time in Susan Fenimore Cooper’s Rural Hours,” in Susan Fenimore Cooper: New Essays on Rural Hours and Other Works. Rochelle Johnson and Daniel Patterson, eds. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2001. 154-168.