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Karyn Pilgrim

Associate Professor
School for Undergraduate Studies
Office(s):
  • Academic School:
    Arts and Humanities
  • Academic Department:
    Literature, Communication and Cultural Studies
    Phone:
    • 718-783-4400 ext:1744
    Education
    • M.F.A. in Fiction from Brooklyn College - City University of New York
    • Ph.D. in English/Creative Writing from Binghamton University, State University of New York
    Subjects of Interest
    • Creative Writing
    • Cultural Studies
    • Literature
    • Sustainability
    • Writing
    Professional Responsibilities / Bio

    I'm interested in all aspects of creative writing, particularly fiction and memoir. My recent research includes literary theory and posthumanist perspectives on cultural and ecological sustainability (ecocritcism).

    Publications
    • Beyond the Story of Sustainable Meat. Society & Animals, 27(1), 75-91.
    • "'More Crucial Matters': Reclaiming 'Sustainability' and Transcending the Rhetoric of 'Choice' through Ecofeminist Pedagogy," coauthored with H. Louise Davis, Ethics and the Environment vol. 20.1, 2015.
    • Commodities and Trading: The Eco-politics of Food, Edited Collection. Co-edited with H. Louise Davis and Madhu Sinha. Lexington Books, 2015; 2019.
    • “‘Happy Cows’, ‘Happy Beef’: A Critique of the Rationales for Ethical Meat,” Environmental Humanities vol. 3, 2013.