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Robert Emmett, Visiting Assistant Professor of Literature

Office: Honors House 181
Phone: (414) 229-4658
Email: emmettr@uwm.edu

Rob Emmett completed a B.A. in English (Modern Studies) and French from the University of Virginia and his M.A. and Ph.D. in English from UW-Madison. Rob has taught writing, American literature, and Environmental Studies at UW-Madison and UW-Oshkosh. His interests include American environmental writing, memoir, the protest novel, urban ecology, and environmental history. His recent research has focused on American garden writing and the cultivation of political and ethical engagement with environmental issues. Rob teaches courses on urban nature and our sense of place, environmental writing, and contemporary fiction.