Scholar of the Month

Steven Swarbrick: April 2022 Scholar of the Month

Christy Tidwell

ASLE’s Scholar of the Month for April 2022 is Steven Swarbrick. 

Steven Swarbrick is an assistant professor of English at Baruch College, City University of New York, specializing in early modern literature, literary and cultural theory, and the environmental humanities. He is the author of the forthcoming book, The Environmental Unconscious: Ecological Poetics from Spenser to Milton (University of Minnesota Press, 2023).

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

When I began graduate school in 2009, animal studies and posthumanism were ...