Gillen D'Arcy Wood

Associate Director, Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environment

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Research Interests

Climate Change, Disaster Studies, Environmental History, History of Earth Sciences


Ph.D Columbia University, 2000


Environmental Writing, Poetry and Poetics, The Anthropocene, History of Earth Sciences


  • ESE/ENGL 360 Environmental Writing
  • ESE/ENGL 477 Advanced Environmental Writing
  • ESE/ENGL 498 Environmental Writing for Publication
  • ESE/ENGL 293 The Anthropocene
  • GEOL 201 History of Geology
  • ENGL 431 Green Romanticism
  • ENGL 300 Can Poetry Save the Earth?

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climate change Earth & Environmental Sciences
Romanticism Social Sciences
environmental history Earth & Environmental Sciences
Earth science Earth & Environmental Sciences
Arctic Social Sciences
refugee Social Sciences
public health Earth & Environmental Sciences
disaster Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Research Output 1998 2019

Arctic voyages (1838–1842): Sir Edward Sabine, James Ross, and the magnetic sublime

Wood, G. DA., Mar 1 2019, In : Wordsworth Circle. 50, 2, p. 237-246 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Edward James

Climate Delusion: Hurricane Sandy, Sea-Level Rise, and 1840s Catastrophism

Wood, G. DA., 2019, In : Humanities. 8, 131

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ghosts of 1816

Wood, G. DA., 2019, Romantic Climates: Literature and Science in an Age of Catastrophe. Palgrave Macmillan, p. 191 199 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Interglacial Victorians

Wood, G. DA., 2018, Victorian Sustainability in Literature and Culture. Routledge, p. 220 225 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Notes from Tambora; or, Planetary Persuasions

Wood, G. DA., May 2018, A Year Without a Winter. Hannah, D. (ed.). Columbia University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Activities 2015 2018

  • 7 Invited talk
  • 2 Editorial activity

Byron, the Baroness de Krüdener, and the Summer of 1816

Gillen D'Arcy Wood (Invited speaker)
Apr 2016

Activity: Talk typesInvited talk

Versed in Country Things: Frost, Sustainability, and the End of Elegy

Gillen D'Arcy Wood (Invited speaker)
Sep 2015

Activity: Talk typesInvited talk

Climate Delusions

Gillen D'Arcy Wood (Invited speaker)
Jul 2017

Activity: Talk typesInvited talk

Frankenstein: Birth and Re-Birth

Gillen D'Arcy Wood (Invited speaker)
May 2018

Activity: Talk typesInvited talk

Resilience: Journal of the Environmental Humanities (Journal)

Gillen D'Arcy Wood (Editorial board member)
2015 → …

Activity: Editorial work typesEditorial activity