Robert S. Emmett

Robert S. Emmett is Visiting Assistant Professor in the Roanoke College Environmental Studies program.

He is the author of Cultivating Environmental Justice: A Literary History of US Garden Writing (UMass Press, 2016) and with David E. Nye, The Environmental Humanities: A Critical Introduction (MIT Press, 2017). With Gregg Mitman and Marco Armiero, he edited the recent collection of critical reflections and works of art, Future Remains: A Cabinet of Curiosities for the Anthropocene (U of Chicago Press, 2018).

From 2013-2015 he served as Director of Academic Programs at the Rachel Carson Center in Munich, Germany.