(p. xiii) List of Contributors
(p. xiii) List of Contributors
Joni Adamson is professor of english and environmental humanities at Arizona State University, where she is a Senior Sustainability Scholar. She is the author of American Indian Literature, Environmental Justice, and Ecocriticism (2001) and co-editor of American Studies, Ecocriticism and Citizenship (2013). Her co-edited volume, Keywords for Environmental Studies is forthcoming.
Stacy Alaimo is professor of english at the University of Texas at Arlington. Her publications include Undomesticated Ground: Recasting Nature as Feminist Space (2000), Material Feminisms (edited with Susan Hekman, 2008) and Bodily Natures: Science, Environment, and the Material Self (2010), which received the ASLE Award for Ecocriticism. She is currently writing about sea creatures, science, and aesthetics.
Astrid Bracke teaches at the Radboud University Nijmegen (the Netherlands) and has published in English Studies and ISLE. Her current research examines the development of the new British nature writing since 2000, its depiction of contemporary natural landscapes, and particularly how ecocriticism can engage with these.
Michael P. Branch is professor of literature and environment at the University of Nevada, Reno. He has published many books and articles on environmental literature and is also a humorist and essayist whose work appears often in journals and magazines. His “Rants from the Hill” essays appear monthly in High Country News online.
Lawrence Buell is Powell M. Cabot Research Professor of American Literature at Harvard University and author of several ecocritical books including most recently The Future of Environmental Criticism (2005). His contribution to this volume is related to a book-in-progress on the aesthetics, ethics, and politics of environmental memory.
John Claborn completed his PhD at the University of Illinois in 2012. His research has been published in English Language Notes, ISLE, Modern Fiction Studies, and Studies in American Jewish Literature. Claborn teaches at the University of Illinois and is working on a book manuscript called Ecology of the Color Line: Race and Nature in American Literature, 1895-1941.
Timothy Clark is professor of english at the University of Durham and a specialist in the fields of modern literary theory and continental philosophy, Romanticism, and (p. xiv) ecocriticism. He has published many articles in literary and philosophical journals and published seven monographs, including The Cambridge Introduction to Literature and the Environment (2011).
Elizabeth DeLoughrey is an associate professor of english at the University of California, Los Angeles. She is the author of Routes and Roots: Navigating Caribbean and Pacific Island Literatures (2007) and co-editor of the collections Caribbean Literature and the Environment: Between Nature and Culture (2005) and Postcolonial Ecologies: Literatures of the Environment (2011).
Adam Dickinson is an associate professor in the English Department at Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. He is the co-editor (with Madhur Anand) of Regreen: New Canadian Ecological Poetry. He also has recent work in ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment.
Helena Feder is associate professor of literature and environment at East Carolina University. She has published articles in Women’s Studies, Green Letters, Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment, and the Journal of Ecocriticism. Her book, Ecocriticism and the Idea of Culture is forthcoming from Ashgate Press.
Greg Garrard is Sustainability Professor at the University of British Columbia. He is the author of Ecocriticism (2004, 2011 2nd edition) as well as numerous essays on animal studies and environmental criticism. He has recently edited Teaching Ecocriticism and Green Cultural Studies (2011) and become co-editor of Green Letters: Studies in Ecocriticism, the journal of the Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (UKI).
Cheryll Glotfelty is professor of literature and environment at the University of Nevada, Reno. She is the co-editor of The Bioregional Imagination: Literature, Ecology, and Place (2012) and The Ecocriticism Reader: Landmarks in Literary Ecology (1996) and editor of Literary Nevada: Writings from the Silver State (2008).
Axel Goodbody is professor of German studies and European culture at the University of Bath. A past president of the European Association for the Study of Literature, Culture and Environment, he is associate editor of the online journal Ecozon@. Recent publications include the edited volume Ecocritical Theory: New European Approaches and an essay on “Frame Analysis and the Literature of Climate Change.”
David Ingram is a lecturer in Screen Media at Brunel University, London. He is the author of Green Screen: Environmentalism and Hollywood Cinema (2000) and The Jukebox in the Garden: Ecocriticism and American Popular Music Since 1960 (2010), as well as several articles on film and music. He is a member of the Advisory Board of the Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment-UKI.
(p. xv) Richard Kerridge is co-ordinator of Research and Postgraduate Studies at Bath Spa University and founding Chair of the Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (United Kingdom and Ireland). He has recently completed Beginning Ecocriticism and has published ecocritical essays on a wide variety of topics. His nature writing has been published in BBC Wildlife, Granta, and Poetry Review and has twice received the BBC Wildlife Award for Nature Writing. Currently he is writing a memoir about British reptiles and amphibians.
Ursula Kluwick is lecturer in english literature at the University of Berne. She is the author of Exploring Magic Realism in Salman Rushdie’s Fiction (2011), and she is currently working on a monograph dealing with the representation of water in Victorian literature.
Scott Knickerbocker is an assistant professor of english and environmental studies at The College of Idaho. He is the author of Ecopoetics: The Language of Nature, the Nature of Language (2012) and various journal articles and chapters for edited collections, most recently on Hemingway. Scott plays banjo in the Hokum Hi-Flyers, an old-time string band based in Boise, Idaho.
Sharon Lattig teaches at the University of Connecticut. Her research in the fields of lyric poetry, ecocriticism, and cognitive poetics has appeared in Intertexts, Challenging the Boundaries and Contemporary Stylistics. In 2009 and 2010, she taught at Universität Osnabrück as a Fulbright Scholar. Her doctorate is from The CUNY Graduate Center.
Cheryl Lousley is assistant professor of english and interdisciplinary studies at Lakehead University, Canada. Her research is published in Canadian Literature, Environmental Philosophy, Canadian Poetry, Essays on Canadian Writing, Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment, and elsewhere. She edits the Environmental Humanities book series with Wilfrid Laurier University Press.
Timo Maran is a Senior Research Fellow at the Department of Semiotics, University of Tartu, Estonia. His publications include Mimikri semiootika [Semiotics of mimicry] (2008), Readings in Zoosemiotics (ed., with D. Martinelli and A. Turovski, 2011), Semiotics in the Wild (ed., with K. Lindström, R. Magnus, and M. Toennessen, 2012).
Yuki Masami is professor at Kanazawa University, Japan, where she teaches environmental literature and EFL. Yuki’s recent works include Mizu no oto no kioku [Remembering the Sound of Water: Essays in Ecocriticism] (2010) and Tabi no houe [The Hearth of Contemporary Japanese Women Writers: Ecocritical Approaches to Literary Foodscapes] (2012).
Andrew McMurry is associate professor of english literature at the University of Waterloo, where he teaches environmental rhetoric, nineteenth century fiction and new (p. xvi) media theory. He is the author of Environmental Renaissance: Emerson, Thoreau, and the Systems of Nature (2003) and various articles on ecocriticism, many of them on the Critical Ecologies stream of the online journal Electronic Book Review.
Timothy Morton is Rita Shea Guffey Chair of English at Rice University. He is the author of Hyperobjects: Philosophy and Ecology after the End of the World (2013), Realist Magic: Objects, Ontology, Causality (2013), The Ecological Thought (2010), and Ecology without Nature (2007).
Upamanyu Pablo Mukherjee is a reader at the Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies at Warwick University. He is the author of three monographs: Crime and Empire (2003), Postcolonial Environments (2010), and Natural Disasters and Empire (2013). He has also edited a special issue of the Yearbook of English on “Victorian World Literatures” (2011) and published widely in scholarly journals and edited collections.
Rob Nixon is the Rachel Carson Professor of English at the University of Wisconsin. He is the author of four books, including Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor (2011), which received an American Book Award and three other prizes. Nixon has written for the New York Times, the New Yorker, and elsewhere.
Lizabeth Paravisini-Gebert is professor of Caribbean culture and literature at Vassar College. She is the author of a number of books, including Literatures of the Caribbean (2008), and numerous articles and literary translations. She is currently working on a book entitled Endangered Species: The Environment and the Discourse of the Caribbean Nation.
Daniel J. Philippon is associate professor of english at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. He is the editor of Our Neck of the Woods: Exploring Minnesota’s Wild Places (2009), among other books, and is a past president of the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE).
Anne Raine is associate professor of english at the University of Ottawa. She has published on Willa Cather, Gertrude Stein, Marianne Moore, and W. E. B. Du Bois, and is completing a book on how female modernists from Stein to Zora Neale Hurston negotiated the divide between the professionalizing sciences and the feminized field of “nature work.”
Swarnalatha Rangarajan is associate professor of english at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Madras. She is the founding editor of the Indian Journal of Ecocriticism (IJE) and is currently working on a book project titled, Ecocriticism of the Global South.
(p. xvii) Kate Rigby FAHA is professor of environmental humanities in the School of English, Communications and Performance Studies at Monash University. She is the author of Topographies of the Sacred: The Poetics of Place in European Romanticism (2004), and co-editor (with Axel Goodbody) of Ecocritical Theory: New European Approaches (2011).
Gillian Rudd is a reader at Liverpool University. Her publications include Greenery: Ecocritical Readings of Late Medieval English Literature (2007); articles on mice (YES 36:1, 2006), clouds (Essays and Studies 2008: Literature and Science), flowers (The Oxford Handbook to Medieval Literature, OUP, 2010), various pieces on Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, and “Animalia,” a paper colloquium for Studies in the Age of Chaucer 34 (2012).
Catriona (Cate) Sandilands is a professor in the Faculty of Environmental Studies at York University (Canada) and the author of numerous articles and chapters on environmental literatures, cultural studies, and queer and feminist ecologies. She is co-editor of Queer Ecologies: Sex, Nature, Politics, Desire (2010).
Adam Trexler is an independent scholar, cyclist and environmental activist based in Oregon. He is the author, with Adeline Johns-Putra, of a survey of climate change literature and criticism in WIREs Climate Change.
Robert N. Watson is distinguished professor of english, associate Dean of humanities, and holds the Neikirk Chair for Educational Innovation at UCLA. His most recent book, Back to Nature, won the Dietz prize for the year’s best book in early modern studies and the ASLE prize for the best book of ecocriticism.
Qingqi Wei is an associate professor of english in Nanjing Normal University, China. His publications include “Wei An (1960–1999): A Storyteller of Mother Earth,” ISLE (Winter 2008) and “Ecocritics’ Responsibility: An Interview with Scott Slovic on His Going away to Think,” Foreign Literary Studies 31 (2009), and dozens of articles in Chinese. He is also the translator of a number of English novels.