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JimJim Niedbalski

Adjunct Professor, English/Communications

 

About Me

Backpacked 7,500 miles to complete the length of three National Scenic Trails - Appalachian, Continental Divide and Pacific Crest

Canoed 2,000 miles on wilderness rivers in Quebec and Labrador as part of research for master's thesis, "The Power of Water: The Land and People of James Bay"

Special Projects/Activities

Faculty adviser for WJJW 91.1 FM, the college's FCC-licensed radio station

Research/Creative Interests

Freelance journalist, focusing on environmental issues and outdoor recreation

Literary journalism

Contact Information

james.niedbalski@mcla.edu

Office: Mark Hopkins 107A

413.662.5418

 

Office Hours

Mondays and Wednesday, 1-2 pm

 

Education

Master of Arts in Professional Writing, University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth, 1997

Bachelor of Arts in English, North Adams State College, 1982

 

Courses Taught

ENGL 312, Radio Practicum

ENGL 212, Radio Production

ENGL 339, News Writing and Reporting II