Joel Rudinger

Joel Rudinger earned a Masters Degree in English Literature from the University of Alaska in Fairbanks where he worked with native Athabaskin Indians and Eskimos. An Eskimo girl introduced him to the folklore and mythology of Alaska natives. He later earned a Master of Fine Arts at the Univ. Iowa Writers Workshop and a PHD in American Literature with a folklore dissertation at Bowling Green State University. He now teaches folklore, poetry, creative writing, children's literature and...See more