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At present, I advise PhD students primarily in two graduate programs at UCLA: the English PhD program and the Environment and Sustainability PhD program. If you are planning to apply to one of these programs and may be interested in studying or working with me, this website provides information about my research interests, publications, and collaborative projects along with a current CV.

At any one time, I typically advise between six and ten graduate students at various stages in their doctoral studies. In addition, both graduate and undergraduate students participate in multidisciplinary and public projects affiliated with LENS, an environmental narrative and media lab at UCLA that I direct. If you have questions about LENS and how you could join our community if you were a student at UCLA, you can contact one of the lab’s current graduate student coordinators (listed near the bottom of our Get Involved page).

After getting to know more about my work, if you feel your interests connect with my research and teaching, you are welcome to list me in your application personal statement (or other relevant application materials) as a potential faculty advisor at UCLA. During the 2020-2021 application cycle, I am on leave and am not able to meet with prospective students. If you are admitted to a program for which I am an advisor, I am always happy to arrange a meeting to talk about the program, my work, and the work of LENS and to answer any questions you may have.