Ph.D. candidate in English Literature at SUNY Stony Brook University in New York. M.A. in Aesthetics and B.A. in Philosophy, and two French language certificates from the Sorbonne. Research areas: 19th and 20th century environmental literary criticism, ecocinema criticism, and gender studies. Recent teaching experience: Introduction to Fiction, Ecopoetics, and The Modern Victorian Environment. Her dissertation, “The Sustainable Citizen in Nineteenth and Twentieth-Century Literature and Film” examines sustainable citizenship in novels, poems, and film adaptations.