Contact & Location


Department of English

Physical Address:
Brink Hall 200
(208) 885-6156 phone
(208) 885-5944 fax

Mailing Address:
English Department
c/o University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1102
Moscow, Idaho

Phil Druker

E. Philip Druker

Office: Brink Hall 204
Phone: (208) 885-5704
Email: phild@uidaho.edu
Mailing Address: Department of English - University of Idaho
P.O. Box 441102
Moscow, Idaho 83844-1102

College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Department of English
Senior Instructor

With UI Since 1990

  • Research/Focus Areas
    • Environmental writing
    • Travel writing
    • Technical writing
  • Biography
    Ski bum (1969). Denver General Hospital – psychiatric orderly (1970-72). Travel through South and Central America (1972-1974). Logger (1974-1980). Grad student (1981-1983). Helped create new language center, WSU (1984-87). Taught at WSU (1984-1990). Teach at UI (1990-2009). Retire (2009). Mt. Logan – four week expedition (1997), Mt. Kennedy –three week expedition (1999). Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan, China, Russian Far East (2002-2007).
  • Selected Publications

    • "Borne on Air," Essays by Idaho Writers. Edited by Mary Clearman Blew and Phil Druker. 2009. Eastern Washington University Press.
    • "Forged in Fire," Essays by Idaho Writers. Edited by Mary Clearman Blew and Phil Druker. 2005. Oklahoma University Press.


    • Outreach Projects

      • Agricultural Extension Seminar on Technical Writing, Moscow, ID. Explained basic principles of technical writing as applied to agricultural extension documents. (March 2009)
      • Editor, Terra Graphics, Environmental Engineering, Moscow, ID (2004, 2009)
    The earth is a beautiful place. Don’t mess it up.