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  • Associate Professor of Environmental Studies and Comparative American Studies
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Education

  • BA/MDiv, Earlham College
  • MA, Environmental Studies, University of Oregon
  • PhD, Environmental Science, Studies, and Policy; University of Oregon
  • ENVS 201 Nature, Culture, & Interpretation
  • ENVS 219 Climate Change: Ethics, Equity, Narratives
  • ENVS 302 American Agricultures
  • ENVS 304 Environmental Justice Literature
  • Ecocriticism
  • Agrarianism and Food Justice
  • Climate Change, Cultural Studies, and Social Movements
  • Environmental Justice

Notes

  • Janet Fiskio Awarded Grant

    February 15, 2018

    Janet Fiskio, associate professor of environmental studies and comparative American studies, was awarded the Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE) Community Grants Award, which was co-sponsored by Clean Healthy Educated Safe and Sustainable in partnership with Mobile County Training School Alumni Association. The grant was jointly given to Reggie Hill, director of Success 4 the Future.

  • Janet Fiskio Publishes Chapter

    February 9, 2018

    Janet Fiskio, associate professor of environmental studies and comparative American studies, published with Sophia Bamert ’14 the chapter “New Directions in Ecocriticism” in American Literature in Transition, 2000-2010 through Cambridge University Press.

  • Janet Fiskio and Chie Sakakibara Awarded Grant

    September 30, 2017

    Janet Fiskio and Chie Sakakibara were awarded a $40,000 National Science Foundation conference award for “Oral History and Local Knowledge: Methods of Resilience” in the Arctic Social Sciences Program. The grant supported a community history workshop in Africatown, Alabama at the historic Union Missionary Baptist Church. Approximately 40 community members, Inupiat elders, and Oberlin faculty and students participated in the workshop held during fall 2017.

  • Janet Fiskio Publishes Articles

    April 6, 2017

    Janet Fiskio, associate professor of environmental studies and comparative American studies, published two articles, “Dancing at the End of the World: The Poetics of the Body in Indigenous Protest” in Ecocriticism and Indigenous Studies. Ed. Salma Monani and Joni Adamson. New York: Routledge.101-118 and “Building Paradise in the Classroom” in Teaching Climate Change in Literary and Cultural Studies.  Ed. Stephanie LeMenager, Shane Hall, and Stephen Siperstein. 101-109.

  • Janet Fiskio and Md Rumi Shammin publish article

    October 10, 2016

    Janet Fiskio, Md Rumi Shammin, and Vel Scott co-authored the article "Cultivating Community: Black Agrarianism in Cleveland, Ohio," which appeared in the Summer 2016 issue of GASTRONOMICA: THE JOURNAL OF CRITICAL FOOD STUDIES.

  • Janet Fiskio Contributes Chapter

    December 8, 2015

    Associate Professor of Environmental Studies Janet Fiskio contributed the chapter “Where Food Grows on Water: Food Sovereignty and North American Indigenous Literatures” to the book The Routledge Companion to Native American Literature (Ed. Deborah Lea Madison. New York: Routledge, 2015. 238-48).