Kimberley F Todd

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English Department
20 Lind Hall
207 Church Street SE

Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • M.S.: Environmental Studies, University of Montana, 1999.
  • M.F.A.: Creative writing (nonfiction), University of Montana, 1998.
  • B.A.: English, Yale University, 1992.

Curriculum Vitae


  • Creative writing (nonfiction)
  • Science writing
  • Environmental literature
Courses Taught
  • The Essay
  • Senior Seminar, Fiction and Nonfiction
Research & Professional Activities

Professional Activities

  • Environmental Leadership Program: Senior Fellow
  • Horsetails: Todd, Kimberley, Missoula: Montana Natural History Center, Field Notes, 47-48, 2016.
  • Yellow-Headed Blackbirds: Todd, Kimberley, Missoula: Montana Natural History Center, Field Notes, 32-33, 2016.
  • Curious: Todd, Kimberley, Eds. Rebecca Skloot and Tim Folger, New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Best American Science and Nature Writing 2015, 273-281, 2015.
  • Sparrow, Reaktion Books, 2012.
  • Bear Bagging: Todd, Kimberley, Eds. Rees Hughes and Corey Lewis, Seattle: Mountaineers Press, The Pacific Crest Trailside Reader, Oregon/Washington, 138–141, 2011.
  • Metamorphosis and Motherhood: Todd, Kimberley, Ed. Samantha Parent Walravens, Seattle: Coffeetown Press, Torn, True Stories of Kids, Career, and Modern Motherhood, 143–148, 2011.
  • Chrysalis, Maria Sibylla Merian and the Secrets of Metamorphosis, Harcourt, 2007.
  • Starling: Todd, Kimberley, Mechanicsburg: Stackpole, City Birding, True Tales of Birds and Birdwatching in Unexpected Places, 154–164, 2003.
  • Tinkering with Eden, A Natural History of Exotic Species in America, W.W. Norton, 2001.
  • Disorienting: Todd, Kimberley, Ed. Susan Fox Rogers, New York: Vintage, Two in the Wild, 1999.
  • New York Public Library “Books to Remember” Selection, 2007
  • Montana Book Award Honor Book, 2007
  • MacDowell Colony Residency, 2003
  • Hedgebrook Residency, 2003
  • Sigurd Olsen Nature Writing Award, 2002
  • PEN/Jerard Fund Award, 2001