100_0162_closeRJ Rowley grew up in Las Vegas, and even though he has lived away from that city for much of the last two decades, he still considers Southern Nevada home.  He is a writer, professor, and lover of all things geographical.  He currently teaches at Illinois State University and thinks and writes about the relationship between people and their places.  Rowley received a Master’s degree and Ph.D. from the University of Kansas and a Bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University.

Everyday Las Vegas is his first book.  He has written a number of articles in a variety of academic journals.  Visit his homepage at www.rexjrowley.com for more information.

Contact information:

rjrowley [at] ilstu.edu
Illinois State University
Campus Box 4400
Department of Geography-Geology
Normal, IL  61790