John Wyatt Greenlee
John Wyatt Greenlee holds a BA in history from Hamilton College; master’s degrees in public affairs (Park University), history (East Tennessee State University), and medieval studies (Cornell University); and a PhD in medieval studies (Cornell University). He studies cartographic and spatial history, and his current research examines the role of eels in medieval and early modern English cultural history. A varied employment history includes a stint with the Pete Seeger–founded quarterly publication Sing Out! Magazine, several summers as a white-water rafting guide, and a decade coaching collegiate volleyball. While at Cornell he was a fellow with the Center for Teaching Innovation for 3 years, and he is particularly interested in kinetic learning techniques and pedagogical innovation as a way to improve students’ interaction with historical materials.