Laura Dassow Walls
Laura Dassow Walls is the William P. and Hazel B. White Professor of English at the University of Notre Dame, where she teaches classes in American literature and is affiliated with the History and Philosophy of Science Program. She has published books on Thoreau, Emerson, and Alexander von Humboldt, and numerous articles centering on American Transcendentalism. Currently she is completing a new scholarly biography of Henry David Thoreau.