Scholar of the Month

Addie Hopes: April 2021 Scholar of the Month

Tidwell Christy

ASLE’s Scholar of the Month for April 2021 is Addie Hopes.

Addie Hopes (she/her) is a PhD candidate in the English department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She’s an editorial assistant with Contemporary Literature and Managing Editor of Edge Effects.

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

I grew up in rural Ohio playing in the woods with my cousins, hanging out in the barn with the feral cats and horses, and climbing trees to read books where only the ...