Scholar of the Month

Rebecca Baker: September 2021 Scholar of the Month

Christy Tidwell

ASLE’s Scholar of the Month for September 2021 is Rebecca “Baker” Baker. 

Rebecca “Baker” Baker (they/she) is an English PhD candidate at the University of California, Santa Barbara. They are broadly interested in cultural constructions of speculative scientific discourses – including science fiction – with a focus on decolonial worldbuilding, climate justice, multispecies ecologies, and radical utopian imaginaries. Their work is situated at the intersections of the environmental humanities, contemporary science fiction, critical infrastructure studies, and feminist STS; their current project focuses speculative, anti-imperialist ...