Nathan Crook, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, English and Rural Sociology
1328 Dover Road, Wooster, Ohio 44691
Ph.D., Bowling Green State University
A Culinary History of The Great Black Swamp: Buckeyes Candy, Bratwurst and Apple Butter The History Press. 2013.
"“Menᴐ Aƒime--I Was There”: Multi-Disciplinary Methods for Intercultural Undergraduate Research" National Social Science Journal - Proceedings Publications 63 1 (2018) 42-49-42-49
"Review of Michael L. Johnson, Hunger for the Wild: America’s Obsession with the Untamed West." Western American Literature 43 1 (2008) 96-97-96-97
"Food as Cultural Expression: Food Festivals in Northwest Ohio" Repast: Quarterly Publication of the Culinary Historians of Ann Arbor XXIV Number 1 (2008) 4-5, 10-4-5, 10
"Corey Lee Lewis. Reading the Trail:" Rocky Mountain Review 28 (2007) 241-2-241-2
"Review of Lawrence Buell, The Future of Environmental Criticism: Environmental Crisis and Literary Imagination." Western American Literature 42 1 (2007) 90-91-90-91
"Food Festivals" Key Ingredients: Ohio Foodways Reader 1 (2007) 12-14-12-14
"Cutting on the Edge: Asparagus and the Boundaries I live by" Junction Magazine 6 (2002) 26-26
"Paintings of the Revolution: Fact and Fiction" Weber Historical Studies 1 (2000) 31-42-31-42
"Making a Difference: Local Efforts for Rural Development in Ghana." In Bowling Green Kiwanis. 2017.
"Introducing Project-Based Learning to Future Agricultural and Extension Educators and Communicators." In OATYC Conference. 2017.
"A History of Regional Culture and Cuisine." In Wood Soil and Water Conservation District Annual Meeting. 2017.
"Local Efforts for Rural Development in Ghana." In Grounds For Thought Coffee and Lecture Series. 2017.
"Lions, Spiders, and Termites, Oh My!: Valued, Yet Imperiled, Moments in Ewe Storytelling.." In 12th International Conference on the Arts in Society. 2017.
"Scaffolding Community Values and Norms Education through Storytelling." In 24th Annual Conference of the Midwest Institute for International Intercultural Education (MIIIE). 2017.
"Meals to End all Wars: The Food that Fueled the Front." In WWI Lecture Series. 2017.
""Only Marry One Wifeâ€�: Stepmothers and Ewe Storytelling Research with Ohio State ATI Students." In RCOSA Brown Bag Seminar. 2017.
"Only Marry One Wife: Stepmothers and Ewe Storytelling Research with Ohio State ATI Students." In RCOSA Brown Bag Seminar. 2017.
"You celebrate WHAT?: Cultural Origins of Holiday Traditions In America.." In Wood County Museum Tea Series. 2016.
"Culinary History of the Great Black Swamp - Author Skype Night." In Page to Table Cookbook Group. 2016.
"“Menᴐ Aƒime--I Was There”: Multi-Disciplinary Methods for Intercultural Undergraduate Research." In The National Social Science Association Fall Professional Development Conference. 2016.
"Reading Community Social Agendas in Ewe, Ghana Storytelling." In The Eleventh International Conference on The Arts in Society. 2016.
"Effective Leadership: A Key to Career Success." In 2016 EPUC School of Business Job and Entrepreneurial Fair. 2016.
"The Interface of Leadership and Stewardship of Humanity: A Critical Survey of Cultural Patterns.." In 23nd Annual Conference of the Midwest Institute for IIE. 2016.
"A Culinary History of the Great Black Swamp: Buckeye Candy, Bratwurst & Apple Butter." In Lourdes University Lifelong Learning Lectures Series. 2015.
"A Brief History of the Great Black Swamp." In Simpson Gardening Symposium. 2015.
"Festival Foodscapes: Exploring Community and Cultural Expression through Midwestern Food Festivals." In Association for the Study of Food and Society 2015 Conference. 2015.
"A Culinary History of the Great Black Swamp: A History of Regional Culture and Cuisine." In NORWELD SWON A Day for Adult Services. 2015.
"The Craft of Research in the Great Black Swamp." In Way Public Library Authors Talk. 2015.
"Introducing Subsistence and Quality of Life into the Agricultural Issues Courses at Ohio State ATI." In 22nd Annual Conference of the Midwest Institute for IIE. 2015.
"The Craft of Research." In Student Day of Research. 2015.
"Land for Identity: The Cultural, Social, and Personal Costs for German Americans in the Great Black Swamp." In INvestigating IDentity: A Symposium. 2014.
"The role of History, Culture and Cuisine in preserving Ohio Stories." In The Ohioana Book Festival. 2014.
"Tradition and the Future of American Food." In The Oxford University Press Conference on American Food. 2012.
"Hollowing Out the Middle: The Rural Brain Drain and What it Means for America." In McMaster Symposium. 2010.
"America’s Best Wurst: Imaging Food as Community Identity." In Great Lakes American Studies Association. 2009.
"Food that Matters: Constructing Place and Community at Food Festivals in Northwest Ohio." In American Studies Association. 2008.
"Local Food, Local Culture: Defining German-American Identity in Ohio at the Bucyrus Bratwurst Festival." In Battleground States Conference. 2008.
"Foodways Traditions of Northwest Ohio." In Sixth Annual BGSU Research Conference. 2007.
"Panel Discussion: “Looking for Ohio Foods." In Panel Discussion: “Looking for Ohio Foods.. 2007.
"Eating the Ethnic Other: Food Festivals as Culinary Tourism in Toledo, Ohio." In Battleground States Conference. 2007.
"Everyone Likes My Buckeyes: Performing Place – One Bite at a Time – in Northwestern Ohio." In Mid-Atlantic Popular/ American Culture Association (MAPACA). 2006.
"Cutting the Fence in the New American West: Power Relations in Edward Abbey's The Brave Cowboy and David Miller's Lonely are the Brave." In Popular Culture Association/ American Culture Association (PCA/ACA). 2006.
"When Memories Aren’t There: Memory, History and Eulogy." In New Voices Conference. 2005.
"Beneath the Down Under: Australian Film and Literature." In Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Convention (RMMLA). 2004.
"Arcadia Down Under: A.B. ‘Banjo’ Paterson’s Poetic Creation of an Australian Legend." In Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Convention (RMMLA). 2003.
"Follow an Independent Path: The Poetry of A.B. Paterson and the Creation of the Australian National Voice." In New Voices Conference. 2002.
"Paintings of the Revolution: Fact and Fiction." In Phi Alpha Theta Regional Conference. 2000.