Associate Professor, English

Teresa Shewry holds a PhD in Literature from Duke University and an MA in English and BA in Japanese from Victoria University, New Zealand. Teresa’s research engages the intersections between Pacific and Pacific Rim cultures and environmental studies, with a particular emphasis on water and the ocean. Her book, “Possible Ecologies,” explores hope in the context of environmental change in the Pacific. Teresa is co-organizing an upcoming Mellon Sawyer Seminar on “Sea Change.” She is a Research Associate of Leiden University College Research Centre in The Hague during 2012-2014.

Select EH Courses: Literature and the Environment: Imagining Asia and the Pacific; Water Imaginations; Literature of the Pacific; Indigenous Literatures and Environmental Politics; Utopia and Ecology; Time, Space, and Ecology; Utopia and the Environment; and Sea Change