Joshua Doležal

Joshua Dolezal

Title: Professor of English
Department: Language, Literature and Communication
Office Location: Jordan Hall 216
Phone: 641-628-5109
Email: dolezalj@central.edu


B.A. from King College
M.A. from University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Ph.D. from University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Areas of Expertise

American literature, creative nonfiction, medical humanities and sustainability

About Joshua Dolezal

Josh Doležal has taught at Central College since 2005. A former wilderness ranger and firefighter, he also enjoys running, songwriting and cycling. His literary scholarship has appeared in journals such as Medical Humanities, Ethics and the Environment and Cather Studies. His essays and poems have appeared in many literary journals, including The Kenyon Review, Shenandoah and Fourth Genre. He is also the author of a memoir, “Down from the Mountaintop: From Belief to Belonging,” published by the University of Iowa Press.