Elizabeth Mazzolini

Dr. Mazzolini .

Associate Professor, Director of the Academic and Professional Writing Program and Teaching Fellows
Office:  321 Clemens
Phone number:  (716) 645-0691
E-mail address:  mazz@buffalo.edu

Interests

Science Studies, Ecocriticism, Environmental Humanities, Waste Studies, Environmental Movements, Media and the Environment, Class and Environmentalism, Environmental Rhetoric

Selected Publications

Books

The Everest Effect: Nature, Culture, Ideology (University of Alabama Press, 2015)

Edited Volumes

Histories of the Dustheap: Waste, Material Cultures, Social Justice (MIT Press, 2012)

Articles and Book Chapters

“Toxic Attachments:  Drug Epidemics and a Sense of Place,” minnesota review (Issue 92, 2019)

Works in Progress

“The Taste of Oil,” article length work in which I tally the ideological costs to ecocritics of focusing on canonized literature and reconfigure the concept of taste in light of petroculture.  Forthcoming in The Cambridge Companion to Literature and Climate.

“Environmentalism Without Guilt,” book length work in which, via examinations of a range of environmental movements, I attempt to dislodge the individualized human actor from the conceptual center of environmentalist action

Science Studies, Environmental Humanities