Author Leila Christina Nadir

Leila Nadir is a critic, scholar, artist, and creative writer, and teaches environmental humanities courses in the Sustainability and Digital Media Studies programs at the University of Rochester. She earned her PhD in English from Columbia University in 2009 and was Andrew Mellon Foundation Post-Doctoral Fellow of Environmental Humanities at Wellesley College in 2010-2011. Her scholarship has appeared in the journals Leonardo, Antennae, Cather Studies, and Utopian Studies, and her essays are published regularly in popular print and online magazines, including American Scientist, North American Review, Hyperallergic, and Rhizome.org. She is co-founder/director of the environmental media art collaborative EcoArtTech, with artist Cary Peppermint, and her creative work has been supported by the Whitney Museum of American Art, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Center for Land Use Interpretation, New York State Council on the Arts, K2 Family Foundation, and New York Foundation for the Arts.