Scholar of the Month

Kristen Angierski: June 2020 Scholar of the Month

Christy Tidwell

ASLE’s Scholar of the Month for June 2020 is Kristen Angierski.

Kristen Angierski is a Ph.D. candidate at Cornell University, where she is currently completing a dissertation project titled “Fictions of Empathy: Embodied Ethics in Contemporary Anthropocene Literature.” Her work has been published in ISLE, Gothic Nature, and a forthcoming edited collection on the genre of ecohorror. She will be transitioning to high school teaching this fall.

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