Steering Committee

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...

Timothy Brown
Assistant Editor, School of Forestry & Environmental Studies

Storytelling, environmental education, environmental justice, social ecology

Paul Burow
Graduate Student, Anthropology and Forestry & Environmental Studies

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

Deborah Coen
Professor, History of Science and Medicine

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

Isabel Lane
Graduate Student, Slavic Languages and Literatures

Russian and American twentieth and twenty-first-century prose; nuclear technologies (bomb, waste, energy, disaster) in fiction; environmental humanities; narrative theory

Carlos Nugent
Graduate Student, English

20th-century U.S. literature; 20th-century Latina/o literature; eco-criticism, environmental history, and the environmental humanities; media studies; U.S. ethnic...

Richard Prum
William Robertson Coe Professor of Ornithology

Evolutionary biology, ornithology, aesthetics

Jennifer Raab
Assistant 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
Professor of History and American Studies

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

Ashanti Shih
Graduate Student, History of Science and Medicine

History of ecology, environmental history, Asian American studies, Pacific Islander studies, visual studies, postcolonial studies