John S. Farnsworth
During his teaching career at Santa Clara, Dr. Farnsworth specialized in Environmental Writing and Literature, teaching in both the Department of Environmental Studies and Sciences and in English.
He received his B.A. from the College of Santa Fe, an MFA from Antioch University, and an MLA from Stanford University. He earned his Ph.D. at the University of Stirling in Scotland.
Farnswoth is the author of two recent books: Nature Beyond Solitude: Notes from the Field, and Coves of Departure: Field Notes from the Sea of Cortez. He is a member of Santa Clara University's Thomas I. Bergin Legacy Society.
Stand Up for Patience
This past year I’ve learned that we Americans are not very good at patience.
A New Golden Age of Natural History
Santa Clara emeritus senior lecturer writes about living—and writing—from the field.
Treasure Your Connections, Even If You Can't Be With Them For A While Longer
The Mad Birder reflects on grandmom’s rolls and fairy slippers.