Professor, Program in American Studies and High Meadows Environmental Institute, Princeton University
Allison Carruth is on the faculty of Princeton University. She is the author of Global Appetites: American Power and the Literature of Food and was the inaugural director of the UCLA Laboratory for Environmental Narrative Strategies (LENS). Her research interests include environmental narrative, media and art; science communication; contemporary food movements; and evolving relationships between technology, ecology and environmentalism in American culture.
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Nature by Design
November 18, 2019
Proposals to revive and reintroduce extinct species—known as de-extinction—garner outsize attention in discussions of biodiversity loss and climate adaptation. “Nature by Design” compares the scientific literature and popular science around de-extinction as it has been envisioned in the U.S. and considers its complicated relationship to the discourse of rewilding cities, farmlands, forests and parks.