Strategic Committee

  • Bethany Wiggin

    Bethany Wiggin

    Founding Faculty Director, Penn Program in Environmental Humanities

    Associate Professor of German Languages and Literature

    Bethany Wiggin joined the faculty at Penn in 2003 and is an Associate Professor of German and affiliated faculty in the Program in Comparative Literature and the Department of English.

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    Etienne Benson

    Assistant Professor, History and Sociology of Science; Janice and Julian Bers Assistant Professor in the Social Sciences

    2017-2018 PPEH Topic Director: How Did We Get Here?

    Etienne Benson is a historian of the environmental sciences, environmentalism, and human-animal relationships in the 19th and 20th centuries.

  • Brenda Casper

    Brenda Casper

    Professor of Biology and Department Chair

    Research in my plant ecology lab is wide-ranging, with recent projects focusing, broadly, on the responses of plants and soil microbes to various stresses: including climate change, soil contaminan

  • James English

    James English

    John Welsh Centennial Professor of English and Director of the Wolf Humanities Center and the Price Lab for Digital Humanities

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    Kristina Lyons

    Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Environmental Humanities

    Kristina Lyons joins the Penn Program in the Environmental Humanities as Assistant Professor of Anthropology.

  • Adriana Petryna

    Adriana Petryna

    Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Term Professor of Anthropology

    I am dedicated to research and teaching in anthropological theory and methods, the social studies of science and technology, globalization and health, and medical anthropology.

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    Paul Saint-Amour

    Walter H. and Leonore C. Annenberg Professor in the Humanities & Professor of English

    Paul Saint-Amour works on Victorian and modernist literature and has special interests in the novel, law, trauma, visual culture, and sound studies. After receiving his B.A.

  • Paul Sniegowski

    Paul Sniegowski

    Stephen A. Levin Family Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

    Professor of Biology

    As dean of the College, Sniegowski has responsibility for undergraduate curricula, programs and students in all departments and nondepartmental programs in Penn Arts & Sciences.