Kristin Ferebee

PhD Student


Kristin Ferebee's work is located in the environmental humanities, specifically in environmental literature/ecocriticism.

Her research interests include questions of embodiment, posthumanism, new materialisms and hauntology/spectrality, particularly as they appear in science fiction. Her dissertation focuses on narratives of radioactivity, mutation and toxicity in the literature of the Anthropocene (broadly construed as including comics, film, TV and alphabetic literature post-1945). Other academic interests of Ferebee's include philosophy and social studies of science, nuclear history and human rights rhetoric.

Areas of Expertise
  • Environmental humanities
  • Twentieth- and twenty-first-century literature
  • Spectrality
  • MFA, The Ohio State University, 2014
  • BA, Sarah Lawrence College, 2009

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