Associate Professor of English
I enjoy the people and students here at CWC and helping them build life-long relationships to help them with their future.”
Buck brings three decades of experience teaching wilderness medicine and writing books and magazine articles to his job as an English Instructor.
Tilton has been writing professionally since 1980 and has had 43 books published. He is the recipient of the Paul Petzoldt Award for excellence in wilderness education, the Warren Bowman Award for contributions to wilderness medicine, and the Ben Franklin Award, given to the second best humor book of the year. His book Wilderness First Responder received an award for excellence from the American Medical Writers Association.
He has written more than 1,300 magazine articles, and his column has appeared in Backpacker magazine for 24 years. Buck transfers his credibility as a writer easily to the classroom where his experience and expertise form a solid foundation from which he teaches.
Buck has regularly volunteered as a rescuer at Alaska’s Denali National Park and spent a summer in Haiti teaching emergency medical skills following the earthquake.
Bachelor of Arts in History, Washburn University and a certification in Education K-8
Master of Science in Education, Minnesota State University-Mankato
Master of Arts in English, University of Wyoming