Graduate Students

Meenakshi A's picture Meenakshi A
Graduate Student, History

South Asia; Materiality; History of Technology; Environmental History; Built Environment.

Knar Abrahamyan's picture Knar Abrahamyan
Graduate Student, Music

Music theory, sound studies, animal studies.

Elena Adasheva-Klein's picture Elena Adasheva-Klein
Graduate Student, Anthropology

Environmental anthropology, postsocialism, human-environment relations, governance, the Russian Arctic

Kamil Ahsan's picture Kamil Ahsan
Graduate Student, History of Science

scale and the reef, intellectual history, philosophy of science, ecocriticism, STS

Anna Alber's picture Anna Alber
Graduate Student, German

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

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.  

Allegra Ayida's picture Allegra Ayida
Graduate School Student, History

Longue durée; Environmental and maritime history; Niger Delta; oil politics.

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

Shubhashree Basnyat's picture Shubhashree Basnyat
Graduate Student, English Language and Literature

Postcolonial ecocriticism; Food systems and colonialism; Chronic illness; Health humanities. 

Samara Brock's picture Samara Brock
Graduate Student, Environment

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...

Jesse Bryant's picture Jesse Bryant
Graduate Student, Environment

cultural sociology, environmental media, extremism, violence, the American West

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

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

Estrella Castillo's picture Estrella Castillo
Graduate Student, History of Science and Medicine

Indigenous science and technology studies; Indigenous religions under the law; hikuri Peyote cactus; anticolonial and decolonial movement; materiality of...

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

Contemporary theater and performance, history of science, ecocriticism

Liana DeMarco's picture Liana DeMarco
Graduate Student, History of Science and Medicine

History of medicine and public health in the Caribbean and the American South; history of colonial and postcolonial medicine; environmental history; history of U.S....

Hanna Ehrlich's picture Hanna Ehrlich
Graduate Student, Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases

Medical geography, multispecies interactions, STS, boundary-work, planetary health

Breeanna Elliott's picture Breeanna Elliott
Graduate Student, History of Science and Medicine

Africa; HSHM; ethnobotany; oral history; gender; Indian Ocean slave trade networks; traditional medicine and healing systems in Madagascar and Tanzania
Kristine Ericson's picture Kristine Ericson
Graduate Student, History of Science and Medicine

Environmental history, STS, history of technology, history of design

Kristy Ferraro's picture Kristy Ferraro
Graduate Student, Environment

Ecology, Zoogeocehmistry, Animal Movement, Environmental and Animal Ethics, Eco-Philosophy 

Abigail Fields's picture Abigail Fields
Graduate Student, French

Abigail Fields is a PhD student in the Yale French Department. She is interested in the intersections of the history of science and literary criticism. Her work explores the...