Janine M. DeBaise
105 Moon Library
1 Forestry Dr.
Syracuse, New York 13210
Janine DeBaise teaches writing and literature classes. Because of her interest in the digital humanities and the concept of lifelong learning, her writing classes include MOOC-like elements that take learning outside of the classroom. Her scholarly interests include digital pedagogy, the intersection of science and literature, and ecofeminism. Her creative work includes poetry, essays, and memoir.
Selected publications (prose)
DeBaise, J.M. (2014). Best Practices: Thoughts on a Flash Mob Mentality. Hybrid Pedagogy: A Digital Journal of Learning, Teaching, and Technology.
DeBaise, J.M. (2014). Review of Through the Second Skin. by Derek Sheffield Interdisciplinary Studies of Literature and the Environment, Oxford University Press. 21 (1), 217-218.
DeBaise, J.M. (2013, January 15) Learn Like an Arachnid: Why I'm MOOCifying Hybrid Pedagogy: A Digital Journal of Learning, Teaching, and Technology.
DeBaise, J.M. (2013) Telling stories: an interview of Kathryn Miles.Terrain.org: A Journal of the Built and Natural Environments, Issue 13.
DeBaise, J.M. (2012). Survivor Day. In J. Dunlap & S. Kellert (Eds.), Companions in Wonder: Children and Adults Exploring Nature Together (81-96). Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press.
DeBaise, J.M. (2010) Snake Dreams. In B. Cowser (Ed.), Why We're Here: New York Essayists on Living Upstate (pp 182-196). Hamilton, New York: Colgate University Press.
DeBaise, J.M. (2010) Of the Fittest. Hawk & Handsaw: the Journal of Creative Sustainability. 3, 10-18.
DeBaise, J.M. (2010, September) Out of Turn. Terrain.org: A Journal of Built and Natural Environments. Issue 26.
DeBaise, J.M. (2006) Review of The Cincinnati Arch: Learning from Nature in the City by John Tallmadge. Interdisciplinary Studies of Literature and Environment, Oxford University Press, 13 (1), 254-255.
DeBaise, J. M. (2005, January) Fences. Wild Thoughts: An Online Journal of Environmental Writing.
DeBaise, J.M. and White, J. R. (2004) Amazing Growth at SUNY ESF. In S. Hurd & R. Stein (Eds), Building and Sustaining Learning Communities (pp 139-152). Boston, Massachusetts: Anker Publishing.
DeBaise, J.M. (2004) Review of Gathering moss: a natural and cultural history of mosses by Robin Wall Kimmerer. Interdisciplinary Studies of Literature and Environment, Oxford University Press, 11:2 ,139.
DeBaise, J.M. (2003) Review of The Botany of Desire: A Plant’s Eye View of the World by Michael Pollan. Interdisciplinary Studies of Literature and Environment, Oxford University Press. 10:2, 274.
DeBaise, J.M. (2002) “Skyline: September 12, 2001: Reflections on teaching writing the morning after the terrorist attack. Writing on the Edge 13:1, 91.
DeBaise, J.M. (2003) Of a Feather. Finishing Line Press: Cincinnati, Ohio.
Individual poems published in Baltimore Review, Baybury Review, Bitter Oleander, Blue Violin, Chariton Review, Comstock Review, Connecticut River Review, The Distillery, Fireweed, The Fourth River: Nature and Culture, Frontiers, Hawaii Pacific Review, Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment, Kalliope, Louisville Review, Madison Review, Mad Poets Review, Maryland Review, minnesota review, Owen Wister Review, Peralta Press, Phoebe, Portland Review, Roanoke Review, Seattle Review, Slant: A Journal of Poetry, Soundings East, Terrain.org, 13th Moon, West Wind Review, and numerous other journals.
"Collage: From Blog to Book" Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts. Notre Dame, Indiana, October 2013.
“If Henry David Thoreau had a reality TV show” Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment. Lawrence, Kansas, June 2013.
“Can Mosquitos Inspire Creativity? Writing About the Natural World” Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts. Milwaukee, Wisconsin, September 2012.
“Just Enough Science: Writing to Raise Ecological Awareness” Society for Literature Science and the Arts. Kitchener, Ontario, September 2011.
“River Birches, Poison Ivy, and Snake Dreams” Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment. Bloomington, Indiana, June 2011.
“Learning From Ecology: Writing as a Way of Listening to Place” Conference on College Composition and Communication. Atlanta, Georgia, April 2011.
“Environmental Writing in the Age of Global Climate Change” Associated Writers and Writing Programs. Washington, DC, February 2011.
“Learn the Flowers” Creative non-fiction. Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts. Indianapolis, Indiana, November 2010.
"From Awareness to Advocacy: New Directions for the Environmental Essay" Associated Writers and Writing Programs. Denver, Colorado, April 2010.
“River Birch: Touching Sky” Creative non-fiction reading. Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts. Atlanta, Georgia, November 2009
"The Virtues of the Virtual: Using Blogs to Communicate Place across Space" Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment. Victoria, BC, June 2009
- EWP 190 Writing and the Environment
- EWP 290 Research, Writing, and the Humanities
- EWP 311 Urban Environmental Literatre
- EWP 390 Literature of Nature
- EWP 401 Capstone Experience: Creative Writing
- EWP 490 Contemporary Nature Literature
- EWP 301 Leadership Through Mentoring
- EWP 412 Advanced Leadership/Mentoing
Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE)
- Member, Executive Board (elected), 2007-2010
- Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts (SLSA)
- Modern Language Association (MLA)
- Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC)
- National Women's Studies Association
- National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)