Nature, Science, and Politics in the Anthropocene

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Tracey Heatherington University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

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Tracey Heatherington is an Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, and a co-editor of the Critical Green Engagements book series at the University of Arizona Press. Her ethnographic research in Europe develops critical perspectives on environmental security and the global imagination associated with nature conservation. Her book, Wild Sardinia: Indigeneity and the Global Dreamtimes of Environmentalism (University of Washington Press, 2010) received the Victor Turner Prize for Ethnographic Writing. She has been a Fellow of the Society for the Humanities at Cornell University and a Fellow of the Center for 21st Century Studies at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee. She is deeply committed to transdisciplinary perspectives on culture and environment, particularly the dialogues that synthesize political ecology, science studies, and the ecological humanities. Her current research interests include cultural perspectives on climate change, the future of agriculture, and climate fiction. Address: University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, Department of Anthropology, P.O. Box 413, Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA. E-mail:

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