Scholar of the Month

Fazila Derya Agis: March 2021 Scholar of the Month

Christy Tidwell

ASLE’s Scholar of the Month for March 2021 is Fazila Derya Agis. 

Fazila Derya Agis is an adjunct online instructor at the University of the People who also enjoys her online volunteer job as she teaches refugees and many others who cannot afford high tuition fees around the globe. She has been working on ecolinguistics, environmental cultural anthropology, and environmental politics and history and is writing a monograph on animal and plant metaphors and beliefs in various cultures from an ecolinguistic perspective.

How did you ...

Killian Quigley: February 2021 Scholar of the Month

Christy Tidwell

ASLE’s Scholar of the Month for February 2021 is Killian Quigley. 

Killian Quigley is a newly appointed research fellow at the Australian Catholic University’s Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences, in Melbourne. He is also an honorary postdoctoral fellow with the Sydney Environment Institute, University of Sydney, and an associate of Oceanic Humanities for the Global South. He lives on Wurundjeri land.

How did you become interested in studying ecocriticism and/or the environmental humanities?

My interests in these fields were encouraged, first of all, by great ...