Dr. Terrie is emeritus professor of American Culture Studies, English, and Environmental Studies at Bowling Green State University, where he taught classes in American environmental and cultural history and American literature. A former Assistant Curator at the Adirondack Museum, he has also held visiting professorships at SUNY Potsdam and SUNY Plattsburgh. He is the author of Contested Terrain: A New History of Nature and People in the Adirondacks and Forever Wild: A Cultural History of Wilderness in the Adirondacks (both published by Syracuse University Press) and numerous articles, chapters, and reviews on Adirondack history and culture. He is a regular contributor to the Adirondack Explorer. He is a 46-er and enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking, and birding.