Visual Studies, art & activism, environmental education, environmental humanities, ecology & evolutionary biology, science and technology studies (STS), 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. (2021). becoming-Feral: A Bestiarum Vocabulum. Glasgow, Scotland: Objet-a Creative Studio.
Adsit-Morris, C. (2023). "Using Socially Engaged Art to Teach Social and Environmental Justice." In Jessie Dubreuil, Jody Greene, Samara Foster, & Sikina Jinnah (Eds.) Teaching Environmental Politics and Justice: Strategies to Promote Engagement, Enhance Learning, and Prepare Future Leaders. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing.
Adsit-Morris, C. (2021). “Preface: wild/feral/domestic.” In J. Armstrong, A. Lakind, C. Adsit-Morris & R. Saeter (Eds.). becoming-Feral: A Bestiarum Vocabulum. Glasgow, Scotland: Objet-a Creative Studio.
Adsit-Morris, C. (2021). “The Waring Worlds of H. G. Wells: The Entangled Histories of Education, Sociobiology, Post-Genomics, and Science Fiction.” In Maria F. G. Wallace, Jesse Bazzul, Marc Higgins, & Sara Tolbert (Eds.) Reimagining Science Education in the Anthropocene, 17-34. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-79622-8
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, 95-121. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-65368-2
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-Qualitative 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.
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.
“Reimagining Research and Teaching Through Socially Engaged Art.” Society for Social Studies of Science (4S)/ESOCITE Joint Meeting, Cholula, Mexico, Dec 7-10, 2022.
“Integration of ELSI and Diversity, Inclusion and Equity in Biomedical Research.” Co-presented with Jenny Reardon, Sara Goering, & Sandra Lee. American Society for Bioethics + Humanities, Portland, OR, October 26-29, 2022.
“becoming-Feral: Exploring Entanglements of Motherhood and Domestication.” m/other becoming symposium, Helsinki, Finland, June 9-10, 2022. (Invited).
"Becoming: A Prismatic Approach to Human/Other Relations. Co-presented with Josh Armstrong, Alexandra Lakind, & Rebekka Saeter. Second International Environmental Humanities Conference, “Critical Animal and Plant Studies,” Cappadocia University, May 16–18, 2022.
"Considerations in the Ruins: Pedagogy of the Post-Anthropocene." Co-presented with Alexandra Lakind. American Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies (AAACS) "Curriculum Studies in the Anthropocene." April 17th-21st, 2022.
“A Radical Science Education: The Entangled Histories of Sociobiology, Post-Genomics, and Science Fiction.” Part of Panel: “Reimagining Science Education in the Anthropocene.” NARST 2021 Annual Conference, April 7-10, 2021.
“A Radical Science Education: The Entangled Histories of Sociobiology, Post-Genomics, and Science Fiction.” Part of Panel: “De-signing Science Education in the Anthropocene.” The American Educational Research Association (AERA) Conference, April 9-12, 2021.
“Post-Genomics and Education: The Intersections of Evolution and Educational Theory, Practice and Policy.” Part of panel: “Global Imaginaries of Precision Science: Diversity, Inclusion and Justice.” Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) / EASST Prague 2020 Conference. Virtual.
“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, UC Santa Cruz
Visual Studies Travel & Research Grant, UC Santa Cruz
Social Science Research Council Dissertation Proposal Fellowship, UC Santa Cruz
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, UC Santa Cruz
Patricia & Rowland Rebele Grant, UC Santa Cruz
Regents Fellowship, UC Santa Cruz
American Education Research Association Outstanding Graduate Student Paper Award