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I work in feminist, queer, and critical race theory. At its broadest, my research considers twentieth and twenty-first century cultural and scientific representations of gender, sexuality, race, and ethnicity in the Anglophone and Francophone worlds.

Louisa Mackenzie grew up in Scotland and did their graduate work in Berkeley, California before moving to the UW in 2002. They have research interests in  early modern and contemporary French culture, ecocriticism, Animal Studies, and gender studies.

Richard Watts is associate professor in the Department of French and Italian Studies, affiliate faculty in Comparative History of Ideas, faculty director of Canadian Studies, and co-director of the

Jesse Oak Taylor's current research explores the concept of the Anthropocene, especially in terms of the way it opens new methodological intersections between the humanities and the sciences, an approach Tobias Menely and he have been calling the Earth System Humanities.

Judy R. Twedt weaves together climate science and digital sound arts to create data-driven soundtracks that bring greater expression and immediacy to climate communication.

Eleanor Mahoney's dissertation examines the intersection of land use, economics and state action in the late twentieth-century United States, with an emphasis on the period stretching from the Great Society to the election of Ronald Reagan.

P. Joshua Griffin is an environmental anthropologist working at the intersections of Indigenous studies, political ecology, critical social science, and the human dimensions of climate change.

C. R. Grimmer is a poet and scholar from Southeast Michigan's Metro-Detroit area. C. R. received their Ph.D. in Literature and Cultural Studies at the University of Washington (UW) as well as their M.F.A. in Creative Writing and M.A.

As Assistant Program Director for Reimagining the Humanities PhD and Reaching New Publics, Annie Dwyer leads the strategic development, implementation, and evaluation of the program, which is dedicated to establishing a new model for graduate-student professional development based in two-year col

Li entered the PhD program in Cinema and Media Studies in 2019. His research, bouncing between media and environment, explores energy humanities through the approaches in media studies. He is also interested in topics in design, historiography of cinema, and social justice.

I am a doctoral candidate in the Human Centered Design and Engineering Department at the University of Washington. I am motivated to better understand how knowledge is developed in a rapidly changing climate.