Ph.D. University of California, Irvine, English,1972
Ph.D. Yale University, Biblical Studies,1966
M.A. University of Toronto, Ancient Near Eastern Language and Literature, 1964
B.A. Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University, 1962
Professor Robertson is the author of the recently published book, Real Matter. Professor Robertson joined the UC Davis faculty as Assistant Professor in 1971 and advanced to Professor of English in 1991. Robertson's areas of emphasis include interdisciplinary study of ecology and literature, bioregion studies, literature of wilderness, the Bible as literature, and photography. Professor Robertson was the Department Chair for 2003- June 2006.