Dr. Jennifer Mae Hamilton

University of New England

Jennifer Mae Hamilton is Lecturer in Literary Studies and researches in the area of interdisciplinary feminist environmental humanities and ecocriticism. Her work explores the relationship between meteorology and anthropogenic structures that moderate the human-weather relation (like narratives and drains).

With Astrida Neimanis she developed COMPOSTING Feminisms and Environmental Humanities reading and research group in 2015 and co-convenes the Hacking the Anthropocene events. And with Tessa Zettel, Kate Wright, Astrida Neimanis and Rebecca Giggs, Jennifer is one fifth of The Weathering Collective.

Her first book, This Contentious Storm: An Ecocritical and Performance History of King Lear(2017), is available open access through Bloomsbury Collections. She also tweets @bicycleuser and keeps an intermittent research blog, Weathering the City

Jennifer Hamilton is a Research Affiliate of the Sydney Environment Institute.