Elizabeth Mazzolini

Elizabeth Mazzolini.

Elizabeth Mazzolini

Elizabeth Mazzolini

Director of the Academic and Professional Writing Program and Teaching Fellows
Associate Professor

Interests

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

Contact Information

321 Clemens Hall

Phone: (716) 645-0691

mazz@buffalo.edu

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.

“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