Jada Ach is a lecturer for the Faculty of Leadership and Integrative Studies where she teaches courses in interdisciplinary and liberal studies. Her research often combines insights from literary studies, the desert humanities, infrastructure studies, and land management history. She is the author of Sand, Water, Salt: Managing the Elements in Literature of the American West, 1880-1925 (Texas Tech UP, 2021) and co-editor of Reading Aridity in Western American Literature (Lexington Books, 2020).
Ph.D. American Literature, University of South Carolina (2019)
M.A. Creative Writing-Poetry, Northern Arizona University (2007)
B.A. English and Spanish, Ball State University (2003)