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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 Chair, Department of English, Humanities, and Philosophy; and Professor of English 08/16/2019
Henderson State University Professor (2017-2019); Associate Professor (2014-2017) 08/11/2014 06/30/2019
Eastern Oregon University Associate Professor (2011-2014); Assistant Professor (2010-2011) 09/01/2010 06/30/2014
Idaho State University Associate Professor (2008-2010); Assistant Professor (2003-2008); Lecturer (2002-2003) 08/11/2003 05/31/2010

Peer-Reviewed Books

Reintegrating Severance: Interdisciplinary Insights on AppleTVs Dystopian Thriller. Co-editors Nora M. Isacoff and Jennifer Dawes. Palgrave Macmillan, 2024. 

Dark Tourism in the American West. Editor. Palgrave Macmillan, 2019. 

Across the Plains: Sarah Royces Western Narrative. Womens Western Voices Series. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2009. (as Jennifer Dawes Adkison)

Peer-Reviewed Articles

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

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 Womens 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 Coopers 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.