Mark C. Long is professor and chair of the department of English, and a core faculty in American Studies at Keene State College. Mark lives with his wife Rebecca Todd and their their son Nathaniel and daughter Ellinore at Water Run Farm, in the Connecticut River watershed, near the village of West Chesterfield. Before joining the faculty at Keene State College Mark taught for two years as an acting instructor in the department of English at the University of Washington, Seattle, where he received his Ph.D. in 1996. Co-editor of the book Teaching North American Environmental Literature, Mark’s most recent scholarship includes editing a special issue of the journal Reader: Essays in Reader-Oriented Theory, Criticism, and Pedagogy on Ecocriticism and the Practice of Reading; and his essay on the small college department, “Where Do You Teach?” appeared in the journal Pedagogy: Critical Approaches to Teaching Literature, Language, Composition, and Culture. A former member of the Executive Council of the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE), Mark coordinates the ASLE Mentoring Program. And, since 2004, Mark has served as the Reviews Editor for the journal Pedagogy: Critical Approaches to Teaching Literature, Language, Composition, and Culture. For more about Mark, his work as a member of the Keene State College English faculty, and his activities in the profession of English studies, visit his faculty web page or e-mail him at email@example.com.