Christina Gerhardt is Associate Professor at the University of Hawaii and Senior Fellow at the University of California at Berkeley. She has published extensively in the field of environmental humanities. She is the author of Atlas of (Remote) Islands and Sea Level Rise (University of California Press, 2020) and the editor of Climate Change, Hawaii and the Pacific (under review). She is Associate Editor of ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and the Environment, the quarterly journal of the Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE), published by Oxford University Press. She serves on the Advisory Board of the Journal of Environmental Media (Intellect Press) and on the Editorial Boards of Media and the Environment (UC Press) and the Environmental Humanities series at Routledge. Professor Gerhardt has been awarded fellowships by the Fulbright Commission, the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) and the National Endowment for the Humanities. She has held visiting appointments at Harvard University, the Free University Berlin and Columbia University and taught previously at the University of California at Berkeley.