Graduate Students

Anna Alber's picture Anna Alber
Graduate Student, German

German literature; aesthetics; Romanticism and its afterlife; modernism; animal figures

Joshua Alvizu's picture Joshua Alvizu
Graduate Student, German

Modernism, theater, visual studies, surveillance, ecocriticism, bio-humanities, Paul Scheerbart, alien capital

Chandana Anusha's picture Chandana Anusha
Graduate Student, Sociocultural Anthropology

Coasts, Political Ecology, Infrastructure, Multi-species ethnography,  Economic Development, State-Making,  South Asia, Indian Ocean Studies.  

Victoria Baena's picture Victoria Baena
Graduate Student, Comparative Literature

Comparative literature; mythologies of landscape and nature; regionalism; narrative theory; theories of the novel; 19th-century Europe

Alyssa Battistoni's picture Alyssa Battistoni
Graduate Student, Political Science

 political theory, history of political thought, feminism, political economy, environmental politics, labor, capitalism

Samara Brock's picture Samara Brock
Graduate Student, Forestry & Environmental Studies

Samara Brock is pursuing her PhD at the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. She holds a master’s in Community and Regional Planning from the University of British...

Paul Burow's picture Paul Burow
Graduate Student, Anthropology and Forestry & Environmental Studies

Cultural and environmental anthropology; environmental history; forests; conservation; settler colonialism; Great Basin; North American West

Ashley Chang's picture Ashley Chang
Graduate Student, Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism, Yale School of Drama

Contemporary theater and performance, history of science, ecocriticism

Maximilian Chaoulideer's picture Maximilian Chaoulideer
Graduate Student, German

Germanic languages and literature; ideas of nature; eco-criticism; climate; philosophy.

Yuan Chen's picture Yuan Chen
Graduate Student, History

Environmental history; East Asian history; Middle Period; conquest dynasties; forestry and militarization; food and culture; urban ecology; frontier and borderland.