Zackary Vernon specializes in American literature and film. In particular, his work examines the intersections among environmental activism, philosophy, film, and literature from romanticism to the present. Vernon also has an abiding interest in studying the literary, cultural, and material history of the U.S. South. His research has appeared in a range of scholarly books and journals, including Journal of American Studies, Southern Cultures, and ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment. Vernon is a co-editor of Summoning the Dead: Critical Essays on Ron Rash (forthcoming from the University of South Carolina Press), and he is the editor of Ecocriticism and the Future of Southern Studies (under contract with Louisiana State University Press).
Title: Assistant Professor
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