Robert Nixon

Role
Relationship between environmental activism and the arts
Title
Thomas A. and Currie C. Barron Family Professor in Humanities and the Environment. Professor of English and the Princeton Environmental Institute
Bio/Description

Robert Nixon is the Thomas A. and Currie C. Barron Family Professor in Humanities and the Environment and professor of English and the High Meadows Environmental Institute at Princeton University. A leading scholar in the environmental humanities, Nixon focuses on climate change, environmental justice and social movements, particularly in the global South. His 2011 book, “Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor,” won multiple prizes, including the American Book Award.