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David Farrier

David is Senior Lecturer in Modern and Contemporary Literature at the University of Edinburgh. His book Anthropocene Poetics: Deep Time, Sacrifice Zones, and Extinction was published in the University…
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Michelle Bastian

Michelle Bastian works at the intersection of critical time studies and environmental humanities, building on her background in continental philosophy. She is interested in exploring…

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Alexandra Campbell

Dr Campbell is a Lecturer in English Literature at Edinburgh Napier University. She joined Napier from the University of Edinburgh where she previously held a position as an Early…
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Shari Sabeti

My research focuses on arts and humanities education and employs ethnographic and arts-based methodologies, including collaborations with artists and poets. My most recent project has explored the role of…
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Claudia Rosenhan

Dr Claudia Rosenhan, Teaching Fellow, School of Education and Sport. I am currently investigating the way literary tests can be read in a posthumanist way by focusing on the…
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David Overend

David Overend is a Lecturer in Performance Studies. He works at the intersection between cultural geography and performance. David’s most recent publications and practice-based outputs have used creative methods…

Members

Emily Alder

is Lecturer in Literature and Culture at Edinburgh Napier University, teaching nineteenth-century literature, popular culture, and ecocriticism. Her research interests are in the intersections between literature and science, especially…

David Borthwick

is a Lecturer in the School of Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Glasgow. David’s research concerns literature’s responses to the environment, in particular poetic responses to landscape and place.  David…
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Emily Brady

is Professor of Philosophy at Texas A&M University. Her research interests include aesthetics, environmental ethics, eighteenth-century philosophy, and animal studies. Her most recent book publication is The…
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Derek Gladwin

Derek Gladwin is an Assistant Professor of Language & Literacy Education and a Sustainability Fellow with the Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability at the University of British…
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Michelle Keown

Michelle specialises in Postcolonial literature and theory, particularly that of the Pacific region. She has published widely on Maori and Pacific writing and is the author of Postcolonial Pacific…
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Jeremy Kidwell

Jeremy is a Lecturer in Theological Ethics at the University of Birmingham. He conducts empirical research which explores the social and cultural shape of environmental activism and also works…
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Andrew Patrizio

Andrew specialises in Scottish visual culture since 1945, art history & ecology, and other art/science cross-disciplinary work. He works across both scholarly writing and curatorial projects. His edited book…
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Wood Roberdeau

Wood’s current research involves the capacity for modern and contemporary artworks to inform environmental studies and the question of whether a poetics of the everyday might be remobilized to…

Sonia Matos

Sónia Matos is a lecturer in Design and Screen Cultures at the School of Design and currently an Assistant Research Faculty at Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute (M-ITI)….
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Michael Northcott

Michael Northcott is Professor of Religion and Ecology, Indonesian Consortium of Religious Studies, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia. His works include A Moral Climate…

Alice Tarbuck

Alice Tarbuck is a PhD candidate at the University of Dundee & the Scottish Poetry Library. Her thesis examines the poetry & practice of Thomas A. Clark, a contemporary…
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Owain Jones

Owain Jones gained a PhD in Cultural Geography at the University of Bristol in 1997 and since then has researched and written about many aspects of nature-society relations, landscape,…

Carl Lavery

Professor Carl Lavery works at the University of Glasgow and explores how theatre might engage with eco-theory in its own terms – that is, as a bastard medium full…

Tim Collins and Reiko Goto

In 2006 Tim Collins and Reiko Goto emigrated to the UK to work within academia. They initiated Plein Air in (2008) with funding from universities. They moved to Scotland…

David A.G. Clarke

David A.G. Clarke is a PhD candidate at the Moray House School of Education, University of Edinburgh. He is interested in the convergence of environmental philosophy, ethics and education….

Alan Macpherson

Alan Macpherson is a PhD candidate in English and Visual Culture at the University of Aberdeen. His research concerns the relationship between text and visual culture in contemporary poetics,…
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Ilana Halperin

Ilana Halperin is an artist, originally from New York, and currently based in Glasgow. Ilana’s work explores the relationship between geology and daily life. Her approach combines fieldwork in…

Andrew Marks

Andrew Marks is a PhD candidate at the University of Edinburgh. Their thesis investigates the body of theory know as ‘queer ecology’ and how a queer ecological imagination can…

Ana Calvete

Ana Calvete is a PhD candidate examining the construction of authenticity in contemporary travel narratives. Her thesis aims to compare authenticity-building techniques in travels to cities and globalised spaces…
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Yulia Kovanova

Yuila Kovanova’s practice explores the ideas of borders and boundaries and crossovers between human and non-human worlds. She is currently focusing on the notion of ‘entanglements’, examining the human…
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Ramsay Affifi

Ramsey Affifi completed a PhD in 2015 at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), University of Toronto, and went on to be a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in…
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Alexander Dick

Alexander Dick is Associate Professor of English at the University of British Columbia and a faculty fellow of the UBC Sustainability Initiative (2018-2020). His research focuses on the ways…