Dan Holtz

Professor

Dan Holtz

Professor

Arts & Sciences
Jindra 206

dholtz@peru.edu
402-872-2267

Office Hours:
Mon & Wed: 8:30 am – 9:15 am & 3:30 pm – 4 pm
Tues & Thurs: 8:30 am – 9:15 am & 1:30 pm – 3 pm
Other times available by appointment

 

Fall 2015
Coll 101-000B / College Success
Eng 101-000A / English Composition
Eng 201-000C / Advanced Composition
Eng 202-000A / Appreciation of Literature
Eng 307-000A / Seminar in the Modern Novel

I’ll Always Die a Husker

 

 

 

 

Education:

EdD. English Education. 1987. University of Northern Colorado
MS. English Education. 1976. Chadron State College
BA. English Education. 1973. Kearney State College.

Specialization:

Nebraska Literature
Preparing secondary English and language arts teachers.

Selected Professional Activities:

  • Co-Director, Trails and Tales Institute and Tour: 1996 -2010, which has taken nearly 200 teachers on week-long tours of Nebraska, Kansas. South Dakota, and Wyoming historical and literary sites
  • First Vice President of the Nebraska State Historical Society Board of Trustees
  • Nebraska State College System Teaching Excellence Award (2000)
  • Peru State College Teaching Excellence Award (2000)
  • Speaker for Nebraska Humanities Council Speakers Bureau (have presented more than 200 programs throughout the state since 1996)
  • Speaker/Performer, Nebraska State Day at the Kennedy Center for Performing Arts, Washington, D.C., (July 1999) and for the Eastern Nebraska State Quarter Launch at the Bob Devaney Sports Center (April 2006)
  • Participant in National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminars: 2007 (University of Oklahoma), 1993 (Vanderbilt University), and 1990 (Dartmouth College)
  • Welcome to Historic Nebraska!, a musical recording, released in November 2002, which features 18 traditional and original folk songs, plus a historical narrative, to tell the story of Nebraska‚Äôs early days
  • Six papers published in national or regional professional journals
  • One chapter published in an edited volume and an entry on Jules Sandoz published in the Student’s Companion to American Literary Characters
  • More than a dozen conference presentations at regional and national meetings of professional societies