Steering Committee

Santiago Acosta's picture Santiago Acosta
Assistant Professor

20th-21st Century Latin America; Literature and Visual Cultures; Energy Humanities; World-Ecology; Ecopoetics; Extractivism

Sunil Amrith's picture Sunil Amrith
Renu and Anand Dhawan Professor of History

Modern South Asian, Southeast Asian and Indian Ocean history; the history of migration and diasporas; environmental history, especially the history of water and climate; the...

Allegra Ayida's picture Allegra Ayida
Graduate Student, History

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

Shubhashree Basnyat's picture Shubhashree Basnyat
Graduate School Student

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

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

Critical theories in science and religion; decolonial praxes in ethnography and environmental activism; diaspora of North American Indigenous religious, doctoring, and land-...

Deborah Coen's picture Deborah Coen
Professor, History of Science and Medicine

History of science and technology; physical and earth sciences; climate; European History; cultural history.

Ryan Darr's picture Ryan Darr
Postdoctoral Associate in Religion, Ecology and Expressive Culture, Yale Institute of Sacred Music

Religious ethics, environmental ethics, extinction, ecocriticism

Keller Easterling's picture Keller Easterling
Enid Dwyer Professor and Director of the MED Program, Yale School of Architecture

Global urbanism and infrastructure; activist design; spatial practices; commons; reparations 

Gabrielle Hill's picture Gabrielle Hill
Graduate Student, African American Studies and English

Black Feminist Theory; 19th Century to 21st Century African American Poetry; Speculative Fiction; Eco-Criticism; Eco-Poetics
Cajetan Iheka's picture Cajetan Iheka
Associate Professor in English

African and Caribbean literatures and film, postcolonial studies, ecocriticism, ecomedia, and world literature

Lav Kanoi's picture Lav Kanoi
Graduate Student, Anthropology and Environmental Studies

Urban ecology, water, postcolonial studies, history and literature, language and linguistics, India

Colton Klein's picture Colton Klein
Graduate Student, History of Art, and Whitney Fellow in the Environmental Humanities

American visual culture; materiality; ecocriticism; environmental history; extractive industry

Katja Lindskog's picture Katja Lindskog
Lecturer in English

Victorian literature, nineteenth-century literature and culture, environmental humanities, ecocriticism, literature and ecology, historiography,...

Viveca Morris's picture Viveca Morris
Executive Director, Law, Ethics & Animals Program at Yale Law School

Animal and environmental protection, agriculture, climate change, corporate accountability

Richard Prum's picture Richard Prum
William Robertson Coe Professor of Ornithology

Evolutionary biology, ornithology, aesthetics

Jennifer Raab's picture Jennifer Raab
Associate Professor in the History of Art

American art and visual culture; the history of photography, aesthetic theory, the history of science; the relationship between literary and visual representation...

Paul Sabin's picture Paul Sabin
Professor of History and American Studies; Faculty Director

United States environmental history, energy politics, and political, legal, and economic history

Tanmoy Sharma's picture Tanmoy Sharma
Graduate Student, Anthropology

Environmental anthropology; political economy; semiotics; flow and value; cosmologies and sovereignties; commodities and communities; energy and infrastructure; India and...

Gary Tomlinson's picture Gary Tomlinson
John Hay Whitney Professor in the Music Department and Professor of Humanities; Director, Whitney Humanities Center

European classical music; jazz; the music of indigenous American societies; cultural and anthropological theory; the philosophy of history, affect theory,...

Gerald Torres's picture Gerald Torres
Professor of Environment and Law

Environmental justice, environmental law, Indian law, social movements, critiical race theory, agriculture, climate