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Publications by Sociology and Anthropology Faculty

Dr. Gerald Thurmond

  • “Besieged Terrain.” The Embattled Wilderness: The Natural and Human History of Robinson Forest and the Fight for Its Future. University of Georgia Press, 2013.In Southern Spaces, 14 October, 2013
  • Snake Bit on the Ogeechee. In Hunting and the Ivory Tower, Douglas Higbee and David Bruzina, editors. University of South Carolina Press.
  • The Other Side of the River: An INterview with Whitewater Pioneer Bunny Johns. NOC Storeis Changing Lives at the Nantahala Outdoor Center Since 1972, compiled by Payson Kennedy and edited by Greg Hlavarty. Menasha Redige Press. 
  • A Review of Erik Reece and James Krupa’s. Payson Kennedy, the Nantahala Outdoor Center, & Troubled Times in North Carolina's Whitewater Recreation Industry.
  • with John Lane. The Woods Stretched for Miles New Nature Writing from the South. University of Georgia Press, 1999.
  • “Seamus Heaney: Death of a Naturalist” in Stars Fell on Spartanburg, Jeremy L.C. Jones and Betsy Wakefield Teter, editors
  • “Midnight with Elvis,” in Hub City Anthology 2, Betsy Teter, editor. Hub City Press, 2000 (winner of the Hub City Hardegree Creative Writing Contest, 2000).
  • “Pipe Dream: The Wild Nantahala” Isle Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and the Environment. Vol. 12.2 Summer 2005, pp. 213-228.
  • “Faith’s Place”, pp 226-246, Crossroads A Southern Culture Annual, Ted Olson, editor. Mercer University Press 2005.
  • “Faith’s Place” reprinted in a different version in, Pride of Place: A Contemporary Anthology of Texas Nature Writing, David Taylor, editor. University of North Texas Press, February, 2006.
  • “Dead Birds” Isle Interdisciplinary Studies Literature and the Environment.  Vol. 17 4 Autumn 2010, pp. 801-807.
  • “The Old Man and the River,” in Outdoor Adventure in the Upcountry, Michel Stone and Lydia Dishman, editors, Hub City Press, 2010.
  • “Words for the Birds,” in Bartram’s Living Legacy The Travels and the Nature of the South, Dorinda Dallmeyer, editor. Mercer University Press, 2010.

Dr. Cynthia Fowler

Dr. Rhiannon Leebrick