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Bruce Richardson has worked for the University of Wyoming since 1984. He enjoys researching paintings of the Rocky Mountains, Wyoming literature, Yellowstone, and William Blake. In addition to teaching, Richardson has served on the Wyoming Arts Council, and is an advocate for the arts nationwide.
Ph.D., University of California at Los Angeles
M.A., University of California at Los Angeles
B.A., University of California at Los Angeles
Research Interests: William Blake, Art and Literature of the Rocky Mountains, Arts Policy and Issues
Courses Teaching: Shakespeare: Romantic Comedies and History Plays (ENGL 4110); Shakespeare: Tragedies and Romances (ENGL 4120); Chaucer (ENGL 4160); Technical Writing in the Professions (ENGL 4010); Great Works of American Literature (ENGL 3380); American Prose: Early-Mid 19th Century (ENGL 4360); English Literature of the 19th Century (ENGL 4240); Contemporary Wyoming Authors (ENGL 4600): Literature of Horror (ENGL 4600); Senior Seminar (ENGL 4990); Romantic Literature; 18th-Century Literature; Others
Office Hours: Vary each semester
Best Method of Communication: Email
Biography: Bruce A. Richardson (Ph.D., U.C.L.A.) teaches upper division English and interdisciplinary classes for the University of Wyoming in Casper. He has received three awards for teaching. His publications include essays on art in the Rocky Mountains, Yellowstone as cultural object, teaching humanities, public service by scholars, arts advocacy and fifty reviews of contemporary regional art. He speaks on many topics, including planning for non-profits, regional art, Yellowstone Park, arts advocacy and arts policy.
He is a board member and has served as Chair of the Wyoming Arts Council, and has been an officer of The National Assembly of State Arts Agencies, President of the Wyoming Council for the Humanities, Chair of The Nicolaysen Art Museum, and Vice-President of ARTCORE,
Bruce is married to Susan Stanton, a librarian and violinist. He likes to watch geysers in Yellowstone, study pro basketball statistics, prowl museums and art galleries and go to plays and concerts.
Current Awards: Extraordinary Merit in Teaching; Ellbogen Classroom Teaching Award; Casper Citizen of the Year, 2012; Named one of the top ten instructors by the UW College of Arts and Sciences
Current Publications: About 100 essays and reviews mostly on arts and arts policy