Associate Professor of the American Studies Program and the Creative Writing Program
B.A., Cornell University
Ph.D., University of Minnesota
Knobloch authored The Culture of Wilderness: Agriculture as Colonization in the American West (Univ. of North Carolina Press) and Botanical Companions: A Memoir of Plants and Place (Univ. of Iowa Press), about Wyoming botanists Ruth and Aven Nelson. Currently she is working on a cultural and environmental history of Wyoming's Red Desert. She also teaches on American cultural diversity and theorizing diversity, and changing ideas about nature and the environment in the U.S.