Steering Committee

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...

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...

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...

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.

Hannah Cole's picture Hannah Cole
Postdoctoral Associate, Environmental Humanities and Yale Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity, and Transnational Migration

Afterlives of the plantation system; Caribbean literature; postcolonial studies; ecocriticism; plant humanities

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 

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
 
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...

Cajetan Iheka's picture Cajetan Iheka
Associate Professor in English

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

Shalini Iyengar's picture Shalini Iyengar
Graduate Student, Anthropology

Enviro-legal anthropology; Bay of Bengal; Place-making; Marine conservation; Transnational ocean governance.

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

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

Katja Lindskog's picture Katja Lindskog
Lecturer in English

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

Tyler Lutz's picture Tyler Lutz
Graduate Student, Physics

(In)Stability, precarity, and chaos; physics in (and as) literature; space, time, and the landscape; German Romanticism and its revenants; uncertainty and the aleatory.

Camila Marcone's picture Camila Marcone
Graduate Student, Medieval Studies

Climate history; Late Medieval Iberia; Early modern Latin America; Digital humanities; Environmental history.

Lisa Messeri's picture Lisa Messeri
Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Anthropology of science, planetary and earth science, place-making, landscape, outer space

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

Kalyanakrishnan Sivaramakrishnan's picture Kalyanakrishnan Sivaramakrishnan
Dinakar Singh Professor of Anthropology and Professor of Environmental Studies

Environmental history and political anthropology of forests, agriculture, human-animal relations, and urban environments in India