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Environmental Humanities Research Professorship

Current Environmental Humanities Research Professor (2017-2019), Carlos Gray Santana


  • One-course release per year
  • Annual research funding of $1,500
  • A celebration of your research; Prof. Carlos Santana recently presented his findings
  • Engagement with the intellectual life of the EH community

The EH Research Professor is supported by generous funding from the Kendeda Fund. All tenured and tenure-track faculty members who wish to pursue environmental research from humanities perspectives are encouraged to apply. We will offer one professorship for 2019-2020 with the expectation of renewal for a second year in 2020-2021.

Applications should include an abstract, a research proposal and a letter of support from your Chair or Director. These are due to EH Administrative Assistant Cory Pike ( by November 1, 2018. The EH Steering Committee will evaluate the proposals promptly and submit its recommendation to Dean Culver. The Dean will notify applicants of a final decision by November 30th.

Previous recipients:

Benjamin Cohen

Kevin Deluca

Julia Corbett

Last Updated: 11/13/18