Lowell Duckert

Lowell Duckert is associate professor of English at the University of Delaware, where he specializes in early modern literature and the environmental humanities. He has published on various topics such as glaciers, polar bears, the color maroon, rain, fleece, mining, and lagoons. With Jeffrey Jerome Cohen, he is the editor of “Ecomaterialism” (postmedieval 4.1); Elemental Ecocriticism: Thinking with Earth, Air, Water, and Fire; and Veer Ecology: A Companion for Environmental Thinking (nominated for the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment’s Ecocriticism Book Award). His book For All Waters: Finding Ourselves in Early Modern Wetscapes was published by the University of Minnesota Press in 2017 and was short-listed for the SLSA’s Michelle Kendrick Memorial Book Prize for the best academic book on literature, science, and the arts. He’s currently working on a book project about the early modern cryosphere and its potential intersections with contemporary climate change activism.