Joni Adamson

Latin American ObservatoryNorth American Observatory
Director

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Professional Title Senior Sustainability Scholar
Institution Arizona State University
Departmental Affiliation Global Institute of Sustainability
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Joni Adamson

Senior Sustainability Scholar

Joni Adamson is President’s Professor of Environmental Humanities at Arizona State University.  She is the Secretary General of the Humanities for the Environment Network and Director of the North American Observatory.  She is the author and/or co-editor of American Indian Literature, Environmental Justice and Ecocriticism (University of Arizona Press, 2001), The Environmental Justice Reader: (University of Arizona Press, 2002), American Studies, Ecocriticism, and Ecology (Routledge, 2013), Keywords for Environmental Studies (New York University Press, 2016), Ecocriticism and Indigenous Studies—Conversations from Earth to Cosmos (Routledge 2017) and Humanities for the Environment (Routledge 2017). She lectures internationally and has published over 80 articles, chapters, blogs and reviews. Her work has been supported by many awards and grants, including most recently, the 2019 Benjamin N. Duke Fellowship at the National Humanities Center in North Carolina.  In 2012, she served as President of the world’s largest environmental humanities organization, The Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE).