Sarah Dimick / 2021 July
Sarah Dimick, Assistant Professor of English, is a literary scholar working in the environmental humanities. Her research and teaching, based in global Anglophone literatures of the 20th and 21st centuries, focus on literary portrayals of climate change and environmental justice.
Before joining the English Department at Harvard University, Sarah earned a B.A. from Carleton College (2006), an M.F.A. in poetry from New York University (2010), and a Ph.D. in Literary Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (2017). As a graduate student in Madison, she was an active member of the Center for Culture, History, and Environment. Sarah then spent two years at Northwestern University as the Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Environmental Humanities and a year as an assistant professor in Lafayette College’s Environmental Studies Program.
Sarah’s writing appears in ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and the Environment, Mosaic: An Interdisciplinary Critical Journal, and Edge Effects, among other venues. You can listen to Sarah discuss climate fiction on Chicago Public Radio here.