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Daniel Kerr
Daniel Kerr

Dr. Daniel S. Kerr


Office: Classroom Center, Room 326-c
Email: dkerr@wtamu.edu
Phone: 806-651-2486
Home Page: www.wtamu.edu/~danielkerr/


Professional Profile

Dr. Kerr holds a dual appointment in English and history in the College of Fine Arts and Humanities. He received a B.A. degree in Journalism from Texas Tech University in 1998, an M.A. degree in English from West Texas A&M University in 2004, and a Ph.D. in American Studies from the University of Kansas in 2010.

Teaching and Related Service

Dr. Kerr teaches U.S. history, English composition, and professional and technical writing. He lectures regularly to the public on environmental history and the North American West.

Research and Creative Activity

An Excellence in West Texas History fellow, Dr. Kerr is writing the biography of Casimiro Romero, a late-nineteenth-century freighter, saloon keeper, and sheepman on the high plains. Dr. Kerr’s research focuses on the environmental history of the plains.