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John Peterson Faculty Profile

John Peterson

Assistant 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
  • "Wrestling with 'half gods': Biblical Discourse in Mary Austin's The Ford." Christianity & Literature. 67.4 (2018).
  • "The Interconnected Bioregion: Transregional Networks in Mary Austin's The Ford. Western American Literature. 52.2 (2017).
  • "Re-imagining the Los Angeles River." The Brock Review, vol. 11, no. 2, 2011, pp. 111-120.
  • "The Bear." (poem) Meridian Anthology of Contemporary Poetry. VII (2014)
  • "The Canyon." (poem) Westview. 30.2 (2014)
  • "The La Brea Tar Pits." (poem) Atlanta Review. XVIII.2 (2012)
  • "Vincent's Worker." (poem) The Griffen. (Fall 2009)
  • "Freedom Song." (poem) River Oak Review. 2 (2009): 38.
  • "Memories of the War." (poem) The Louisville Review. 64 (2008): 42.
  • Brett J. Love Award for Teaching Excellence, Pepperdine University, 2009
  • Claremont University Fellowship, 2001-2002
  • Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment
  • Western Literature Association
  • Modern Language Association

Topics

  • American Poetry
  • Ecocriticism
  • Vocation and Calling Pedagogy

Courses

  • Vocation and Calling
  • Social Action and Justice
  • Environmental Literature
  • American Poetry