Joanna Campbell

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Joanna Campbell

Assistant Director of the Wilderness Institute

Personal Summary

Joanna Campbell is the assistant director of the Wilderness Institute. She is an alumna of the Wilderness Institute's Wilderness and Civilization Program from 2000-2001 and graduated from the University of Montana with a B.S. and M.S. in Resource Conservation. She was a recipient of a Ford Foundation Community Forestry Research Fellowship for her graduate research in the Swan Valley, Montana. She also holds an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Seattle Pacific University. An Orion Bread Loaf alumna, Joanna’s essays can be found in numerous anthologies as well as Orion Magazine, Farming Magazine, Art House America, and Relief Journal. Joanna returned to the post oaks and pines of Arkansas in 2007 to facilitate community-based projects in restoration ecology, small farm education, and sustainable agriculture, including statewide sustainability education festivals. She has delivered ecological education lectures at Claremont Graduate University, Beijing Normal University, and Hunan Agriculture University.  In her spare time, Joanna prefers walking aimlessly, making photographs, and finding beauty in unexpected places.