Leadership & Staff

Staff

Amy McIntyre
Managing Director
Amy McIntyre has been Managing Director of ASLE since October, 2004. She previously worked with the Monadnock Institute of Nature, Place and Culture, the New England Center for Civic Life at Franklin Pierce University, and the Children’s Museum of Portsmouth (now Children’s Museum of NH).

Elected Officers

Mark Long, Keene State College
President

Mark C. Long is Professor of English, American and Environmental Studies at Keene State College. He has served on the ASLE Executive Council and, since 2001, has coordinated the ASLE Mentoring Program.

Catriona (Cate) Sandilands, York University
Vice President

Catriona (Cate) Sandilands is a Professor in the Faculty of Environmental Studies at York University. She served as a member of ASLE Executive Council from 2010-2012.

Paul Outka, University of Kansas
Immediate Past President

Paul Outka is Associate Professor of English and courtesy faculty in Environmental Studies at the University of Kansas.

Sarah D. Wald, University of Oregon
Diversity Officer

Sarah D. Wald is Assistant Professor of English at University of Oregon.

Executive Council

Byron Caminero-Santangelo, University of Kansas
Term: 2014-2016

Byron Caminero-Santangelo is Associate Professor of English and a governance faculty member of Environmental Studies at the University of Kansas.

Allison Carruth, UCLA
Term: 2013-2015

Allison Carruth is Associate Professor at UCLA in the English Department and Institute of Environment & Sustainability.

Janet Fiskio, Oberlin College
Term: 2014-2016

Janet Fiskio is Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies and Comparative American Studies at Oberlin College.

Christoph Irmscher, Indiana University Bloomington
Term: 2012-14

Christoph Irmscher is Professor of English at Indiana University Bloomington. He was the Conference Host for the Ninth Biennial Conference (2011) at Indiana University, Bloomington.

Stephanie LeMenager, University of Oregon
Term: 2012-2014

Stephanie LeMenager is Moore Endowed Professor of English at the University of Oregon, where she teaches in English and Environmental Studies.

Sarah Jaquette Ray, Humboldt State University
Term: 2013-2015

Sarah Jaquette Ray is on the faculty in the Department of Geography and Program Leader for Environmental Studies at Humboldt State University.

Coordinators and Liaisons

Christoph Irmscher, Indiana University Bloomington
Environmental Creative Writing Book Award

See Christoph’s bio and contact information above under Executive Council.

Salma Monani, Gettysburg College
Ecocriticism Book Award

See Salma’s bio and contact information below under Immediate Past Diversity Officer.

Nicholas Bradley, University of Victoria
Graduate Student Conference Papers Awards

Nicholas Bradley is assistant professor of English at the University of Victoria.

Karla Armbruster, Webster University
Executive Secretary

Karla Armbruster is associate professor and chair of the English Department at Webster University in St. Louis, MO. Karla is former President and member of the Executive Council, and the current Executive Secretary, of ASLE.

Clare Echterling, University of Kansas
Graduate Student Liaison (senior)

Clare Echterling is a doctoral candidate in English at the University of Kansas. She helped organize the Tenth Biennial ASLE Conference in Lawrence, Kansas, and also serves as the MLA Liaison for ASLE.

George Handley, Brigham Young University
International Liaison

George Handley is Professor of Humanities and Comparative Literature at Brigham Young University.

Tom Hillard, Boise State University
Book Review Editor, ISLE

Tom J. Hillard is an Assistant Professor of English at Boise State University. From 2005-2007, he served as one of ASLE’s Graduate Student Liaisons, and from 2008-2010 was a member of the Executive Council.

Mark C. Long, Keene State College
Graduate Student Mentoring Program Coordinator

See Mark’s bio and contact information above under Elected Officers.

Catherine Meeks, Fall Line South Field Institute
ASLE News Editor

Catherine Meeks, co-founder of Fall Line South Field Institute, an academic outdoor education organization for young adults based in the Southeastern United States, is currently pursuing her MFA in fiction writing at Warren Wilson College in Asheville, NC, where she was the 2013-2014 Rona Jaffe fellow.

Salma Monani, Gettysburg College
Immediate Past Diversity Officer

Salma Monani is Assistant Professor at Gettysburg College’s Environmental Studies department.

Tonia Payne, Nassau Community College - SUNY
Professional Liaison Coordinator

Tonia L. Payne is an Associate Professor at Nassau Community College of the State University of New York.

Stephen Siperstein, University of Oregon
Graduate Student Liaison (Junior)

Stephen Siperstein is a doctoral candidate in English at the University of Oregon.

Scott Slovic, University of Idaho
ISLE Editor

Scott Slovic is Professor of Literature and Environment and Chair of the Department of English at the University of Idaho. Scott was the founding President of ASLE.