Associate Professor of English and Sustainability
Director of Environmental Humanities, Sustainability Studies Program
Ph.D., University of Washington, Seattle, 1993.
Environmental literature and film; ecofeminism; environmental justice; feminism; race studies; women's literature; Restoration and eighteenth-century literature and culture.
Also affiliated with: The Department of Cultural Analysis and Theory
632-5371 | Heidi.Hutner@stonybrook.edu
I prefer to be contacted by: email.
Heidi Hutner received her MA and PhD from the University of Washington, where she focused on women writers and colonial discourse in eighteenth-century literature. In recent years, her areas of interest have shifted and expanded to include ecofeminist and environmental justice issues in contemporary women's literature, film and culture. Professor Hutner has been deeply influenced by the work of Rachel Carson, Sandra Steingraber, and Robert Bullard. Currently, Professor Hutner is completing an environmental memoir (creative nonfiction) in which she examines her mother's anti-nuclear activism in the 1950s and 1960s and her family cancer history. Additionally, she's working on a second book that explores the Fukushima disaster and the subsequent rise of feminist maternal anti-nuclear activism in Japan. Heidi Hutner is pleased to be part of the new Environmental Humanities project at the Humanities Institute with E. Ann Kaplan, and the (past) Changing Climates project as well.
Department of English, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794-5350 - Undergraduate: 631 632-7400 | Graduate: 631 632-7373