B.A. in English and Creative Writing, University of Wisconsin-Madison
An award-winning travel and nature writer, Jeff continues his career as a professional writer and photographer alongside his duties as the Conserve School English teacher. Prior to joining Conserve School, Jeff was a full-time writer and photographer for over twenty years. He is the author of ten books and over 200 magazine articles in National Geographic Traveler, Backpacker, and other adventure and travel magazines. Jeff’s writing has been honored with a number of prestigious awards, including the “Director’s Award” for best book on a national park. Aside from his considerable skills as a writer, Jeff has a flair for drama in (and out of) the classroom, and has been known to conduct English class in snow, in rain, and while standing waist-deep in lake water. Learn more about Jeff's classes and students on his teacher page.