Dylan Harris, PhD
Dylan Harris, PhD
Columbine Hall, rm. 2033
Areas of Interest
- Nature-Society Relations
- Climate Change
- Political Ecology
- Environmental / Climate Justice
- Cultural Geography
- Experimental Research Methods
- Critical Physical Geography
- Environmental Humanities
- Environmental Philosophy
- Critical Theory
- PhD, Geography, Clark University, 2020
- MSc, Geography: Environment & Development, The London School of Economics, 2014
- BA, Political Science & Religious Studies, The University of Southern Mississippi, 2012
- Introduction to Environmental Studies & Sustainability (GES 1500)
- World Regional Geography (GES 1980)
- Nature & Society (GES 3500)
- Global Climate & Environmental Change (GES 4700)
- Energy (GES 4700)
- Harris, D. M. & McCarthy, J. 2020. Revisiting Power and Powerlessness: Speculating West Virginia’s Energy Future and the Externalities of the Socioecologial Fix. Environment and Planning E: Nature and Space. https://doi.org/10.1177/2514848620935751.
- Harris, D. M. 2020. Expanding Climate Futures: Using Science Fiction’s Worldbuilding to Imagine a Climate-Changed Southwestern U.S. Otherwise. Literary Geographies. 6:1, 59-76.
- Harris, D. M. 2019. Telling stories about climate change. The Professional Geographer. https://doi.org/10.1080/00330124.2019.1686996.
- Harris, D. M. 2017. Telling the Story of Climate Change: Geologic Imagination, Praxis, and Policy. Energy Research and Social Science. 31, 179-183.
- Harris, D. M. 2017. Mountain-Bodies, Experiential Wisdom: The Kallawaya Cosmovisíon and Climate Change Adaptation. Third World Thematics. 2: 2-3, 376-390.
- Harris, D. M, 2015. A Primer on Gramsci, Culture, and Climate Change. Green Social Thought. 68, pp. 8-10.
- Harris D. M. & McCarthy, J. Forthcoming. Transition to What and for Who? Transition Tech and the Coal Mine. In: S. L. Scott and K. Engle, eds., The Just Transition in Appalachia. Lexington, KY: University of Kentucky Press.
- Harris, D. M. 2019. Left Behind. In: C. Sandilands, ed., Rising Tides. Halfmoon Bay, British Columbia, CA: Caitlin Press.
- Harris, D. M. 2016. The political ecology of Pachamama: race, class, gender, climate change, and Kallawaya traditions. In: P. Godfrey and D. Torres, eds., Systemic Crises of Global Climate Change: Intersections of Race, Class, and Gender. New York, NY: Routledge. pp. 186-198.
- Harris, D. M. Forthcoming. Anthropocene Poetics: Deep Time, Sacrifice Zones, and Extinction (Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press. cultural geographies.
- Harris, D. M. 2017. The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable (Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press). cultural geographies. DOI: 10.1177/1474474016688913.
- Harris, D.M. 2019. a case for small climate stories. ENTITLE Blog.
- Harris, D.M. 2018. Borne on a Damaged Planet: Two books that do the hard work of thinking through the Anthropocene. Not Afraid of the Ruins. http://unevenearth.org/2018/01/borne-on-a-damaged- planet/.
- Harris, D.M. 2017. Inside/Outside, Radically Beside. Electric Dirt: A Celebration of Queer Voices and Identities from Appalachia and the South, Vol. 1.
- Harris, D.M. 2016. Keeping the Story Straight. La. Lit: Green Issue. 7.
Honors and Awards
- National Science Foundation, Geography and Spatial Sciences Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Award, 2019
- Robert and Patricia Switzer Foundation, Environmental Leadership Fellowship, 2018
- The Edna Bailey Sussman Fund, Environmental Fellowship, 2018
- Pruser Dissertation Enhancement Award (Clark University), 2017
- Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, Clark University, 2017
- Best Graduate Student Paper at the 2017 Dimensions of Political Ecology Conference, 2017
- Denis E. Cosgrove Research Grant (Cultural Geography Specialty Group of the AAG), 2016
- Albert, Norma and Howard Geller ’77 Endowed Research Award (George Perkins Marsh Institute, Clark University), 2016
- Phi Kappa Phi – Love of Learning Award, 2013
- Freeman Indonesia Nonprofit Internship Program, U.S. Department of Education / Fulbright Foundation, 2011
Volunteer and Service
- UCCS Campus Sustainability Committee