Ashley Reis is Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies at SUNY Potsdam, where she teaches courses in Environmental Studies, Environmental Justice, and more. Ashley earned her Ph.D. in Twentieth-Century American literature, ecocriticism, and the environmental humanities at the University of North Texas. Her book project, "With the Earth in Mind: Ecological Grief in the Contemporary U.S. Novel," investigates the ways in which U.S. novels published since WWII depict a correlation between environmental degradation and mental illness. When she's not researching and teaching, you can find Ashley in the mountains of northwest Wyoming.
Ashley's Academia.edu profile
Adirondack youth climate summit
Ken Kesey's novel, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Don DeLillo's novel, White Noise
Edward Abbey's novel, The Monkey Wrench Gang
Ann Pancake's novel, Strange as This Weather Has Been
Theodore Roszak, Ecopsychology
Freud's Civilization and its Discontents
Lars von Trier's movie, Melancholia
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