Professor of English
Director of Graduate Program in English
Research Interests: Ecocriticism, Ecocritical Approaches to Literature, Animal Studies
Christine Roth teaches ecocriticism and ecocritical approaches to literature, and her current scholarly research/writing focuses on animal studies. Specifically, her most recent essay, “The Zoocentric Ecology of Thomas Hardy’s Poetic Consciousness,” appears in Victorian Writers and the Environment: Ecocritical Perspectives (Routledge, 2017). She also guest-edited a special section of Nineteenth Century Studies that focused on the “Green Nineteenth Century,” and she served as program director for an international conference with the same title. She was a co-leader of the Winnebago Sustainability Project at UW Oshkosh in 2010 and 2011.