Professor Elizabeth DeLoughrey is a professor in the UCLA English Department and the Institute for the Environment and Sustainability. She teaches postcolonial literature courses on the environment, globalization, militarism, the politics of food, the Anthropocene and climate change. She is the author of Routes and Roots: Navigating Caribbean and Pacific Literatures (2007), and co-editor of Caribbean Literature and the Environment: Between Nature and Culture(2005); Postcolonial Ecologies: Literatures of the Environment(2011); and Global Ecologies and the Environmental Humanities: Postcolonial Approaches (2015). Her forthcoming book, Allegories of the Anthropocene (2019), examines climate change and empire in the literary and visual arts and is forthcoming from Duke University Press. She has appointments in the English Department and the UCLA Institute for the Environment and Sustainability. She is the founder and coordinator of the UCLA Postcolonial Literature and Theory Colloquium and is co-editor for the online open-access journal Environmental Humanities. Dr. DeLoughrey’s research interests include – Postcolonial and Indigenous approaches to the Environmental Humanities; Island Studies, Anthropocene and Climate Change, Militarization and Nuclearization, Critical Ocean Studies, Feminist & Critical Theory; the Caribbean and Pacific Island Literatures and Art.