Greg Jacob, Ph.D.

Associate Professor Emeritus

B.A. 1967 Oregon State University
M.A. 1968 University of Oregon
Ph.D. 1982 Indiana University of Pennsylvania

On the PSU faculty since 1994

FIELDS: Composition and Rhetoric; Green and Literary Studies (ecocriticism); Nature Writing; Literature of India; Epic Literature


Columbia River Basin (University Studies); Literature and the Environment; Ecocriticism (Literary and Green Studies)


Greg Jacob received his Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition in 1982 from IUP. His research and interest focus on nature writing and ecocomposition. He is the author of Writing and Eco-composition, 2002. He has received two Fulbright Awards to India: a Fulbright-Hays Summer Seminar (1984) and a Fulbright Lectureship (1990). Another scholarly interest is in the history and culture of the lower Columbia River. Author of Fins, Finns, and Astorians.