Professor of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Literatures, University of Leeds
Graham is the Arctic Encounters project leader, overseeing and coordinating all activities associated with the research. He maintains links between Arctic Encounters’ principal and associated partners and helps assure the overall quality of all academic and non-academic outputs. Huggan’s research spans the field of comparative literary/cultural studies, with much of his recent work situated at the cusp of postcolonial and environmental studies; he is also an acknowledged expert on travel writing. Recent publications include Nature’s Saviours: Celebrity Conservationists in the Television Age (Routledge/Earthscan, 2013), the single-edited Oxford Handbook of Postcolonial Studies (Oxford University Press, 2013), Postcolonial Ecocriticism: Literature, Animals, Environment (Routledge, 2010, co-authored with Helen Tiffin), and Extreme Pursuits: Travel/Writing in an Age of Globalization (University of Michigan Press, 2009).
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