807 Union St, Schenectady, NY 12308, USA
Daniel Payne studied at Union College in Schenectady, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in 1980.
State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
Daniel earned a Ph.D. at State University of New York at Buffalo in 1993.
(At the time of his death in 1921, John Burroughs was Amer...)
At the time of his death in 1921, John Burroughs was America's most beloved nature writer, a best-selling author whose friends and admirers included Walt Whitman, Theodore Roosevelt, John Muir, Henry Ford, and Thomas Edison. Burroughs was second only to Emerson in fostering the nature study movement of the nineteenth- century, and the popularity of his work inspired Houghton Mifflin to publish or reissue the work of numerous other nature writers, including that of Thoreau and Muir.
(The Palgrave Environmental Reader explores America's evol...)
The Palgrave Environmental Reader explores America's evolving fascination with nature and environmental concerns. From the New England Transcendentalists to the UN convention on climate change, this book includes works by Thomas Jefferson, Henry David Thoreau, Theodore Roosevelt, Rachel Carson, E.O. Wilson, and others.
(A masterful portrait of an essential and unexamined Ameri...)
A masterful portrait of an essential and unexamined American writer. This is the backstory to a life at once hidden and transparent that is here finally revealed.
Daniel Payne studied at Union College in Schenectady, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in 1980. In 1984, Payne got a Juris Doctor at Union University in Albany. Daniel earned a Ph.D. at State University of New York at Buffalo in 1993.
Daniel G. Payne started his career as counsel to transportation committee at New York State Senate in Albany in 1984 and took that position until 1987. Then he became an instructor in English at Monroe Community College in Rochester and a visiting assistant professor of English at Union College in Schenectady. Currently, Payne is a professor of English at SUNY College at Oneonta, where he has taught creative writing workshops in screenwriting and creative non-fiction, and courses in American literature including Hawthorne and Melville, Environmental Literature, Rachel Carson, and The River as Metaphor and Reality.
His book-length works include Voices in the Wilderness: American Nature Writing and Environmental Politics (1996); The Palgrave Environmental Reader (2005); Writing the Land: John Burroughs and His Legacy (2008); and Why Read Thoreau’s Walden? (2013). Dr. Payne also directs the biannual John Burroughs Nature Writing Conference & Seminar, commonly referred to as the “Sharp Eyes” Conference, at SUNY Oneonta. Moreover, Daniel Payne was a 38th Voyager aboard the Charles W. Morgan during the ship’s transit from Provincetown, to Boston, on July 15, 2014.
(At the time of his death in 1921, John Burroughs was Amer...)2008
(The Palgrave Environmental Reader explores America's evol...)2016
(A masterful portrait of an essential and unexamined Ameri...)2016
Daniel Payne married Anne Marie Browy on October 25, 1986. They have two daughters - Rebecca and Emily.