A research story: Thom van Dooren

18 Apr 2017

Thom van Dooren’s work is situated in the broad interdisciplinary field of the environmental humanities at UNSW.

His research and writing focus on the philosophical, ethical, cultural, and political issues that arise in the context of species extinctions and human/wildlife entanglements.

These themes are explored in his book Flight Ways: Life and Loss at the Edge of Extinction (Columbia University Press, 2014).

Thom has held visiting positions at the University of California at Santa Cruz, USA and the KTH Environmental Humanities Laboratory in Stockholm. He has also been a Humboldt Research Fellow at the Rachel Carson Center in Munich.