The Board


Margarita Carretero González

Margarita Carretero González (Universidad de Granada, Departamento de Filologías Inglesa y Alemana, Spain); areas of interest: English literature, literature and fantasy, women’s literature, ecofeminism; e-mail:[email protected]

Vice President

Reinhard Hennig
 (University of Agder, Department of Nordic and Media Studies, Norway); areas of interest: Scandinavian studies, ecocriticism, environmental change in history and literature, the Anthropocene, contemporary literature from Northern Europe, Old Norse literature and culture. e-mail:[email protected]


Sibylle Machat (Europa-Universität Flensburg, Seminar für Anglistik & Amerikanistik, Germany); areas of interest: American studies, ecocriticism, the Anthropocene, teaching Global Education & Sustainable Development in primary schools, business studies and/as cultural studies. e-mail: [email protected]

Advisory Board 

Irene Sanz Alonso

Irene Sanz Alonso (PhD University of Alcala,Dept. of Modern Philology, Alcalá de Henares, Spain); areas of Interest: Ecofeminism, Fantasy, Science Fiction; e-mail address: irene.sanza(at)

Felicity Hand (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona); Departament de Filologia Anglesa. Indian Ocean Studies; South Africa; East Africa; India;  Postcolonial literature; Indian cinema. e-mail:felicity.hand(at)

Alexa Weik von Mossner

Alexa Weik von Mossner  (University of Klagenfurt, Austria); areas of interest: American Studies; film and visual culture; cognitive and empirical ecocriticism
e-mail: [email protected]

Anne-Rachel Hermetet: (University of Angers); literature and ecology.

serenella iovino

Serenella Iovino (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill); areas of Interest: Italian Studies, environmental humanities


Bénédicte Meillon, PhD  (Associate Professor – University of Perpignan, France); areas of Interest: American Studies, ecocriticism, ecofeminism, neoregionalism, postcolonial studies, mythopoeia

email: [email protected]

Juan-Ignacio Oliva (Universidad de La Laguna, Depto. Filología inglesa y alemana, Facultad de Filología, Tenerife, Spain); areas of interest: Landscape and eco-oriented issues in postcolonial anglophone literatures; e-mail: jioliva(a)


Catrin Gersdorf, Prof. Dr. (University of Würzburg, Germany); areas of Interest: American Studies; environmental humanities (esp. intersections of political ecology, literature, and the arts); cities, deserts, gardens, forests, oceans”

e-mail: [email protected]


Axel Goodbody (Professor Emeritus, University of Bath, UK/ Visiting Research
Fellow, Bath Spa University Centre for Environmental Humanities); German and
comparative literature (climate fiction, energy narratives), ecocritical theory
(econarratology, frame analysis), climate change scepticism. e-mail:
[email protected]

Prof. Dr. Serpil Oppermann

Serpil Oppermann (Professor of Environmental Humanities at Cappadocia University, Turkey); areas of interest:Ecocritical theory; postmodern literatures; environmental philosophy; environmental humanities; quantum theory; e-mail: opperman (at)

katie ritson

Katie Ritson (Landscape and nature writing Rachel Carson Center for Environment & Society, LMU Munich, Germany); Scandinavian, German and English literature; Comparative literature; Gender studies; Landscape and nature writing. e-mail:

Uwe Küchler. Photo credit: Friedhelm Albrecht, U Tübingen

Uwe Küchler (Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, Germany); areas of interest: ecological issues in teaching, foreign language education (TESOL), intercultural learning, (multiple) literacies, inclusive education/heterogeneity/diversity. e-mail: uwe.kuechler(at) 

Hubert Zapf  (University of Augsburg, American Studies and Environmental Humanities, Augsburg, Germany); Cultural Ecology and Literature; Cultural Sustainability; Narrative Ethics; Eco-Literary Theory. e-mail: hubert.zapf (at)