Jesse Curran

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Job title: 






Student Union



Courses taught: 

  • FY1000 The Ethics of Engagement
  • CL 2000 Community Learning
  • EL 2233 Environmental Literature


  • Stony Brook University, PhD in English
  • SUNY Genseo, BA in English and History

Select publications & presentations: 

  1. “Caring for the Domus: On the Evolution of Ecopoetics in the West,” The Trumpeter: A Journal of Ecosophy. Vol. 34.1, 2018.
  2. “Mindfulness, Sustainability, and the Power of Personal Practice," in Narratives of Educating for Sustainability in Unsustainable Environments. Editors, Jane Haladay and Scott Hicks. Michigan State University Press, 2017.
  3. “Thoreau’s Week and the Work of the Eco-Lament,” in Dark Nature: Anti-Pastoral Essays in American Literature and Culture. Editor, Richard Schneider. Lexington Books, 2016.
  4. “Transcendental Meditation: Sustainability Studies and Dickinson’s Breath,” in The Emily Dickinson Journal (special edition, “Pearls in Eastern Waters: Emily Dickinson in Asia”). 22.2. November 2013. p. 86-106.