Chase Clow, PhD

Chase Clow

Chair, Humanities Division (Humanities and Cultural Studies, Religion and Philosophy)
Assistant Professor, Humanities
415.482.1821
chase.clow@dominican.edu
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Education

  • Ph.D. California Institute of Integral Studies
    Dissertation Title: Gelang: A Photography of Belonging. (My research centers around the epistemology of nature via landscape photography as well as the ethical and sacred dimensions of photographic practice.)
  • M.A. Dominican University of California
    Thesis Title: Making Peace with Contradictions: Reflections of Territory and Identity in Israel/Palestine.
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    Research Interests

    • Philosophy, History and Practice of Landscape Photography
    • Environmental Humanities/Environmental Literature
    • History of U.S. Conservation and Environmental Movements
    • Place-based Epistemologies and Cultural Identities
    • Native American Literature & Philosophy
    • Sufi Philosophy and Practice

    Courses 

    Humanities 

    • Classics of the U.S. Environmental Movement -- CLQ 3300 
    • Spirituality of the Earth – RLGN 1070/3170
    • Radical Response: Human Rights and Social Activism in a Changing World – CQHO 4040 
    • Humanities Seminar: Great Books of the West  – HCS 4930
    • Humanities Seminar: Great Books of the Non-West – HCS 4931
    • Humanities Senior Project Workshop  – HCS 4920
    • Foundations: Pluralistic American Culture – HCS 3160

     

    Literature and Writing

    • Food in Literature – ENGL 4040 
    • Monsters in the Literary Imagination – ENGL 1000  
    • African American Literature – ENGL 3062
    • Poetry Analysis – ENGL 2302/3302
    • Critical Inquiry & Reflective Writing – ENGL 3442  
    • Expository Writing – ENGL 1004

     

    Online Courses

    • Humanities Seminar: Great Books  – OL: HUM 4930U
    • Foundations: American Pluralistic Culture – OL: SCS 3160

    Other

    • Reader of Humanities and Cultural Studies Senior Projects
    • Mentor and Supervisor of Independent Studies