Allison Carruth is a professor in the Program in American Studies and High Meadows Environmental Institute. Her current research interests include environmental narrative and science communication; the role of artists and writers in contemporary American environmental and food justice movements; and evolving relationships in the United States between technology and ecology. For over a decade, she has worked on collaborations that aim to bridge ideas from and re-imagine the boundaries between the arts, humanities, and sciences. The author of Global Appetites: American Power and the Literature of Food (Cambridge University Press, 2013) and co-author with Amy L. Tigner of Literature and Food Studies (Routledge, 2018), she is currently completing a book titled Novel Ecologies (under contract with the University of Chicago Press). Her publications have appeared in American Literary History, ASAP/Journal, KCET, Modern Fiction Studies, Modernism/modernity, Parallax, Public Culture, Public Books, PMLA and Resilience: A Journal of the Environmental Humanities as well as collections such as Postcolonial Ecologies and The Routledge Companion to the Environmental Humanities.
Professor of American Studies and the High Meadows Environmental Institute
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