A. Carter




Curriculum Vitae


Lively & engaged student of Cultural Geography, Media Studies, and Art History with an appetite for issues of queer ecology and environmental justice. A resolute researcher with a passion for interdisciplinary work and writing about the Anthropocene creatively. Particular areas of interest include but are not limited to: leisure studies, post-industrial communities, environmental justice, indigenous geographies, science and technology studies, affect, queer arts of living, labor, transit-oriented urbanism, and speculative cities.


Master of Science, University of Utah

Environmental Humanities, Expected May 2023

Bachelor of Arts, SUNY Purchase

Media, Society & the Arts | Art History | Film, May 2018


Course Work

EHUM 6102 | Research Methods in Environmental Humanities Learned the basics of ecocriticism, visual analysis, ethnography, environmental history, science communication, and cultural geography

EHUM 6101 | Foundations of Environmental Humanities Read foundational texts and applied theoretical frameworks to urgent environmental discourses

EHUM 6850 | Issues in Environmental Humanities: Anthropocentrism & interrelations under climate change Survey of contemporary theories of anthropocentrism and its discontents, including New Materialist and Critical Animal Studies theory

EHUM 6850 | Issues in Environmental Humanities: The Histories of the Natural World in the Colonial Americas Survey of environmental histories, ethnographies, and visual analyses of the Colonial Americas

GNDR 6960 | Theorizing a Radical Future: Queer of Color Critique & Cultural Production Focused study of Queer of Color Critique and the cultural products it has influenced and been influenced by

Awards and Grants

Academic Experience

Graduate Research Assistant: NHMU Exhibits Department Fall 2021- Present

Teaching Assistant: Environmental Media Spring 2018

Symposium Curator: Media, Society & the Arts Senior Symposium Spring 2018

Work Experience

Director: The Mamarie Residency 2020-2021 (On Leave)

Office Manager: Heights Psychology Collective 2019-2020

Café & Bar Manager: Housing Works Bookstore Cafe 2018 – 2019

Founder & Community Organizer: SUNY Purchase FreeStore 2016 - 2018

President: Purchase College Green Team 2015-2018