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Jason McEntee

Interim Associate Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences at South Dakota State University

Jason McEntee serves as Professor and Department Head of English as well as the Interim Associate Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences at South Dakota State University. His teaching and research interests are in American literature and film studies, with special focuses on war literature and film and literature-to-film adaptation.  He serves on numerous boards and committees, ranging from the local to international levels.  His recent work on the South Dakota Humanities Council board of directors helped South Dakotans gain exposure to the importance of the humanities, including bringing the annual Festival of the Book to Brookings for the first time since the festival began in 2000.  His work with the Sioux Falls Veterans Administration Health Care System has helped establish a long-running Literature and Medicine program while it has also helped establish, with help from the South Dakota Humanities Council, veterans’ writing groups in Brookings, Sioux Falls, and Vermillion.