Bruce A. Richardson (Ph.D., U.C.L.A.) teaches upper division English and interdisciplinary classes for the University of Wyoming at Casper. He has received three awards for teaching. His publications include essays on art in the Rocky Mountains, Yellowstone as cultural object, teaching humanities, public service by scholars, arts advocacy and fifty reviews of contemporary regional art. He speaks on many topics, including planning for non-profits, regional art, Yellowstone Park, arts advocacy and arts policy.
He is a board member and has served as Chair of the Wyoming Arts Council, and has been an officer of The National Assembly of State Arts Agencies, President of the Wyoming Council for the Humanities, Chair of The Nicolaysen Art Museum, and Vice-President of ARTCORE.
Current Awards: Extraordinary Merit in Teaching; Ellbogen Classroom Teaching Award; Casper Citizen of the Year, 2012; Named one of the top ten instructors by the UW College of Arts and Sciences. In 2013 Bruce received the Governor’s Art Award for Wyoming.
Current Publications: About 100 essays and reviews mostly on arts and arts policy