violent thunderstorm with lightning bolt over Mt. Shasta

College of the Siskiyous

Rita Browne

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Skills Center Specialist-Writing Lab

Adjunct Instructor: Geography and Anthropology

(530) 938-5325

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blue bulletM.A. Interdisciplinary Studies in Geography, Anthropology and History--Oregon State University

blue bulletB.A. Social Science--Southern Oregon University

blue bulletCo-authored journal article "Western Indian Reservation Tourism Development" which was published in The Annals of Tourism Research and developed out of my master's thesis.

blue bulletWriter-Editor of U.S. Forest Service Big Obsidian Flow Environmental Assessment (Newberry National Volcanic Monument)

blue bulletBesides adjunct teaching, I also work in the Writing Lab and help students improve their writing skills.

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Outside COS

I am a dog trainer and offer dog obedience classes through the Mt. Shasta Recreation District. My German Shepherds and I enjoy obedience training and competitions and becoming more involved in other fun activities such as agility and tracking.

Life is an adventure. I recently moved from Washington and Oregon and have returned to my native state of California. My family (including shepherds) and I love traveling, camping, hiking, swimming and exploring the great outdoors.

German Shepherds--Kate, Sully and  Uncle Otto at trailhead and ready to go!                           High mountain lake in the northern Cascades