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.

Cleo Woelfle-Erskine’s research focuses on human relations to rivers and their multi-species inhabitants.

Carole Lee is a 2022-2023 Society of Scholars Fellow.

Rasheena Fountain is a writer from the west side of Chicago and doctoral student in English at the University of Washington, with a focus on Black environmental memory.