Caroline Gottschalk Druschke

Credentials: Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor of English


Website: Caroline Gottschalk Druschke's website

Research Interests

Community engaged research and teaching, river restoration, flooding, storytelling

Degrees and Institutions

Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago

M.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison

M.A., University of Illinois at Chicago

B.A.S.W., University of Iowa


Selected Recent Publications

Gottschalk Druschke, C., Booth, E. G., Lave, R., Widell, S., Lundberg, E., Sellers, B., Stork, P. (2023). “Grass vs. Trees: A Proxy Debate for Deeper Anxieties About Competing Stream Worlds.” Environment and Planning E: Nature and Space.


Gordon, E., Lave, R., Gottschalk Druschke, C., Widell, S., & Hillis, B. (2023). “‘What was the norm is no longer the norm’: Capturing socio-ecological histories of flood resilience in Wisconsin’s Driftless Area through archival news analysis.” Society and Natural Resources.


Itchuaqiyaq, C. U., Gottschalk Druschke, C., Cagle, L. E., Bloom-Pojar, R. (2022). “To Community with Care: Enacting Positive Barriers to Access as Good Relations.” Community Literacy Journal.


Gottschalk Druschke, C., Higgins, M., Dean, T., Booth, E. G., Lave, R. (2022). “Storying the Floods: Experiments in Feminist Flood Futures.” Special Issue on Women & Water. Open Rivers: Rethinking Water, Place & Community.


Roy, S. G., McGreavy, B., Quiring, T., Gottschalk Druschke, C. (2022). “Damming News: Geospatial Media Discourse Analysis of Dams.” Environmental Management.