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Julianne Couch

Visiting Lecturer of English


Julianne began teaching for the English department in 1998, six years after her arrival in Laramie. Highlights of her time in Laramie included directing the English 1010/graduate assistant program and helping develop the Professional Writing minor. In 2011, she traded mountains for the Mississippi River and moved to Bellevue, Iowa. Julianne is active in the Iowa writing scene and local arts and music groups. She continues to teach one course per semester for UW English online,  staying connected with students, faculty, and Wyoming.


M.A. English, Emporia State University

B.S. English, Emporia State University

B.F.A. Dramatic Arts, Emporia State University

Recent and Upcoming Courses

Writing for Non-Profits

Selected Publications/Awards


The Small Town Midwest: Resilience and Hope in the Twenty-First Century. University of Iowa Press, 2016.

Traveling the Power Line: From the Mojave Desert to the Bay of Fundy. University of Nebraska Press, 2013.

Jjukeboxes & Jackalopes: A Photographic Companion to Wyoming Bars and Backways. Wyoming State Historical Society, 2009.

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