Dissertation Advisor(s): Rita Barnard
"The Global Environmental Novel and the Politics of Food"
Assistant Professor, Department of English, University of Delaware
Current position: Assistant Professor, University of Delaware
Previous position: Visiting Assistant Professor of Literature, Stockton University
Research and teaching interests:
B. Jamieson Stanley (Ben) works in the environmental humanities and postcolonial studies, with a focus on twentieth-century and contemporary fiction from the global South. Their interests include globalization, food studies, postcolonial ecocriticism, theory of the novel, indigeneity, race, global South environmentalisms, climate fiction, disaster, and gender and sexuality. Their current book project explores the politics of food, globalization, and environment in contemporary novels from South Africa and India. Their work has been published in The Global South, The Oxford Handbook of Ecocriticism Online, and the edited collection Modernism and Food Studies (University Press of Florida, 2019).
PhD in English, University of Pennsylvania, August 2018
MA in English, University of Pennsylvania, May 2014
BA in English and Italian Area Studies, summa cum laude, Kenyon College, May 2012