SueEllen Campbell

Contact Information

Phone: 970.491.6428


Office: 316 Eddy

Role: Faculty

Position: Professor

Department: English and Environmental Affairs


Professor. B.A., English/Art/Art History, Rice University; M.A., Ph.D., English, University of Virginia.

Professor Campbell teaches courses in nature and environmental literature and 20th-century fiction and nonfiction. Her books include The Face of the Earth: Natural Landscapes, Science, and Culture (2011); Even Mountains Vanish: Searching for Solace in an Age of Extinction (2003); and Bringing the Mountain Home (1996). She has also published numerous articles about American environmental literature and ecocriticism; is coeditor of the University of Virginia Press ecocritical book series Under the Sign of Nature; and serves on advisory boards for the School of Global Environmental Sustainability and the Rocky Mountain Land Library.

She is codirector of Changing Climates @ Colorado State University, a multidisciplinary climate-change education and outreach initiative, and she curates the website 100 Views of Climate Change (

The spring term of 2016 will be her final semester of teaching, and E465, The Literature of Ice and Cold, her final course. Her climate change work and website will continue.




SueEllen Campbell, co-author, The Face of the Earth: Natural Landscapes, Science, and Culture (California, 2011)

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