Visual Studies, environmental education, environmental humanities, ecology & evolutionary biology, complexity theory, science and technology (STS) studies, science fiction & speculative fabulation.
Adsit-Morris, C. (2017). Restorying Environmental Education: Figurations, Fictions, Feral Subjectivities. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan.
Armstrong, J., Lakind, A., Adsit-Morris, C. & Saeter, R. (forthcoming 2021). becoming-Feral: A Bestiarum Vocabulum. Glasgow, Scotland: Objet-a Creative Studio.
Adsit-Morris, C. (2021) “The Warring Worlds of H. G. Wells: The Entangled Histories of Education, Sociobiology, Post-Genomics, and Science Fiction.” In Jesse Bazzul, Maria Wallace, and Marc Higgins (Eds.) Science x Education x Anthropocene. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan. (In production)
Adsit-Morris, C. & Gough, N. (2021). “Queering Evolution: The Socio-Political Entanglements of Natural and Cultural Evolutionary Mechanisms.” In Joshua Russell (Ed.) Queer EcoPedagogies: Explorations in Sexuality, Nature, and Education. New York, NY: Springer. (In production)
Adsit-Morris, C. & Gough, N. (2020). “Post-Anthropocene Imaginings: Speculative Thought, Diffractive Play and Women on the Edge of Time.” In Matthew Thomas & Robin Bellingham (Eds.) Post-Qualitive Research and Innovative Methodologies. London, UK: Bloomsbury Academic.
Adsit-Morris, C. (2019). “Forward: Shifting Nature/Culture Relations in the Anthropocene.” In Josh Armstrong & Alexandra Lakind (Eds.) becoming-Botanicals: A Post-Modern Liber Herbalis. Glasgow, Scotland: Objet-a Creative Studio. (http://objeta.org/becoming-botanical/)
Gough, N. & Adsit-Morris, C. (2019). “Troubling the Anthropocene: Donna Haraway, Science Fiction, and Arts of Un/Naming.” Cultural Studies « Critical Methodologies. 00(0): 1-12. doi: 10.1177/1532708619883311.
Gough, N. & Adsit-Morris, C. (2019). “Words (are) Matter: Generating Material-Semiotic Lines of Flight in Environmental Education Research Assemblages (with a Little Help from SF).” Environmental Education Research, 11/2019: 1-18. doi: 10.1080/13504622.2019.1663793.
Lakind, A. & Adsit-Morris, C. (2018). "Future Child: Pedagogy and the Post-Anthropocene." Journal of Childhood Studies. 43(1): 30-43.
Adsit-Morris, C. & Gough, N. (2017). “It Takes More Than Two to (Multispecies) Tango: Queering Gender Texts in Environmental Education.” The Journal of Environmental Education. 48(1): 1-12. doi: 10.1080/00958964.2016.1249330
Adsit-Morris, C. (2009). “Mountain Pine Beetle: The Potential Carbon Emissions of Harvesting Dead Lodgepole Pine.” Perkins+Will Research Journal. 1(1): 70-76.
“Speculative Thought Experiments as Pedagogical Tools” Part of panel: “STS Pedagogy – Methods for Teaching Sociotechnical Ethics”. Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) New Orleans 2019 Conference. New Orleans, LA (USA).
“Post-Anthropocene Imaginings: Co-Creating Imaginative Methodological Practices for Unnamed Epochs to Come.” The Legacies of Ursula K. Le Guin: Science, Fiction and Ethics for the Anthropocene. Paris, France.
“Queering Evolution: (Re)Invigorating Environmental Education through Queer Interpretations of Evolutionary Onto-Epistemological Choreography.” The American Educational Research Association (AERA) Conference. Toronto, Canada.
“Future Child: Proposing a Post-Anthropocene Pedagogy”. Co-presented with Alexandra Lakind. Panel: “Disrupting Narratives of Children: Embodiment, Materiality, and the ‘Whole’ Child”. The American Educational Research Association (AERA) Conference. Toronto, Canada.
“Evolutionary Thought and Transdisciplinary Practices.” Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) Sydney 2018 Conference. Sydney, Australia.
“Evolutionary Thought and Transdisciplinary Practices.” Thirteenth International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences. Granada, Spain.
“The Future Child: Pedagogy and the Post-Anthropocene.” Co-presented with Alexandra Lakind. Bergamo Conference on Curriculum Theorizing. Dayton, OH (USA).
“ExtrACTION: Mining Values / Fueling Transformation.” Part of panel: “The High Art, Fast Culture, and Political Life of Oil”. Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) Twelfth Biennial Conference. Detroit, MI (USA).
“It takes more than two to (multispecies) tango: Queering gender texts in environmental education.” Co-presented with Dr. Noel Gough. Panel: “Moving Gender from Margin to Centre in Environmental Education”. The American Educational Research Association (AERA) Conference. San Antonio,TX (USA).
“Creative Ecologies of Practice: Collaborative Agential Modes of Eco-Aesthetic Pedagogy.” Agents in the Anthropocene: Trans/disciplinary Practices in Art and Design Education Today, Piet Zwart Institute. Rotterdam, Netherlands.
“Creating Spaces of Agency to Imagine Where We Might Stand and What We Might Stand For.” Bergamo Conference on Curriculum Theorizing. Dayton, OH (USA).
“It takes more than two to (multispecies) tango.” Co-presented with Dr. Noel Gough. Panel: “Foregrounding a Gender Agenda in Environmental Education”. Australian Association of Environmental Education. Adelaide, Australia.
“Place-based Eco-art and Bag-Lady Storytelling: Sharing the Assemblage of Practices/Figures/Stories Collected at Gibby’s Field.” Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) Eleventh Biennial Conference. Moscow, ID (USA).
“Ecological Stories of the Unknown: Reaching Towards Cosmopolitanism.” Co-presented with Samira Thomas. Canadian Society for the Study of Education. Ottawa, Canada.
Mellon Foundation Sawyer Seminar Dissertation Fellowship
Visual Studies Travel & Research Grant, UC Santa Cruz
Social Science Research Council Dissertation Proposal Development
POD Network in Higher Education Research Grant
Chancellor’s Graduate Internship Program, UC Santa Cruz
Art Dean's Excellence Fund Grant, UC Santa Cruz
UCSC Graduate Student Travel Award
Patricia & Rowland Rebele Grant
Regents Fellowship, UC Santa Cruz
American Education Research Association Outstanding Graduate Student Paper Award