Faculty Profile

Ronald A. Janke, Dr.


Kallay-Christopher Hall 201


Ph.D. - University of Minnesota 1976

Areas of Specialization

Geomorphology, American Indians, North America

Courses Taught

  • GEO 104 Introduction to Geomorphology
  • GEO 204 National Parks
  • GEO 274 North American Indian on Film
  • GEO 301 Regional Geographies of hte World: United States
  • GEO 385 Field Study (Alaska Glaciers, Hawaii Volcanoes, Biogeography of the Sonoran Desert, Plains Indians)
  • GEO 404 Advanced Geomorphology


  • The Loss of Indian Lands in Wisconsin, Montana, and Arizona, American Indians: Cultural Geography, 1995 
  • Population, Reservations, and Federal Indian Policy, Dictionary of Native American Literature, 1994 
  • Indian Land-Tenure Problems in the United States, Themes in Rural History of the Western World, 1993