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John Peterson Faculty Profile

John Peterson

Associate Professor of English
Humanities/Teacher Education Division, Seaver College
CAC 305

Education

  • PhD English, Claremont Graduate University
  • MA Literature and Creative Writing, Claremont Graduate University
  • BA English, The University of Arizona
  • Peterson, John. "Prodigal Sons and Matriarchs: Gendered Homecomings in A River Runs Through It." ISLE: International Studies in Literature and Environment. 26.3 (2019): 641-665.
  • Peterson, John. "Wrestling with 'half-Gods': Transregionalism and Biblical Discourse in Mary Austin's The Ford." Christianity and Literature, vol. 67, no. 4, 2018, pp. 653-668.
  • Peterson, John. "The Interconnected Bioregion: Transregional Networks in Mary Austin's The Ford." Western American Literature, vol. 52, no. 2, 2017. pp. 157-179.
  • Peterson, John. "Re-imagining the Los Angeles River." The Brock Review, vol. 11, no. 2, 2011, pp. 111-120.
  • Peterson, John. "The Canyon." Westview. 30.2 (2014): 65.
  • Peterson, John. "The Bear." Meridian Anthology of Contemporary Poetry. 7 (2013): 62.
  • Peterson, John. "The La Brea Tar Pits." Atlanta Review. 18.2 (2012): 18.
  • Peterson, John. "Vincent's Worker." The Griffen. (2009): 104.
  • Peterson, John. "Freedom Song." River Oak Review. 2 (2009): 38.
  • Peterson, John. "Memories of the War." The Louisville Review. 64 (2008): 42.
  • Brett J. Love Award for Teaching Excellence, Pepperdine University, 2009
  • Claremont University Fellowship, 2001-2002

 

  • Network for Vocation in Undergraduate Education (NetVUE), Professional Development Award, 2019-2020.
  • Seaver College, Diversity and Inclusive Excellence Course Grant, 2018.

Courses

  • Vocation and Calling
  • Environmental Literature
  • Twentieth-Century American Poetry