Education: BA: Carleton College (2006)
MFA: New York University (2010)
PhD: University of Wisconsin-Madison (2017)
Interests: 20th- and 21st-century Anglophone Literatures; Climate Fiction and Literature; Environmental Justice Writing; Postcolonial and Decolonial Theory; Petroaesthetics; Environmental Futurisms.
Selected Works: “Disordered Environmental Time: Phenology, Climate Change, and Seasonal Form in Henry David Thoreau and Aldo Leopold.” ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment, vol. 25, no. 4, 2018, pp. 700-21.
“From Suspect to Species: Climate Crime in Antti Tuomainen’s The Healer.” Mosaic, vol. 51, no. 3, Sept 2018, pp. 19-35.
“Frontiers of a Shrinking World: Recent Climate Fiction.” Climate in American Literature, edited by Michael Boyden, Cambridge University Press, 2021, pp. 257-272.
I welcome conversations with all my undergraduate and graduate students. Given my research, I am particularly interested in conversations related to activism and organizing. I can also speak to navigating academia as a woman and as a relative newcomer to the Ivy League.