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DEH Community Members


Dr. Stephanie Posthumus

Stephanie Posthumus is professor of European literatures at McGill University’s Department of Languages, Literatures, Cultures, in Montreal, Quebec. A pioneering scholar of French ecocriticism, plant and animal studies, she has published French Écocritique: Reading Contemporary French Fiction and Theory Ecologically (2017), French Thinking about Animals (2015), and Mouvantes et émouvantes: les plantes à travers le récit (2024). She also loves working in a community garden and hiking with her furry and not so furry companions. 

Dr. Julia Freeman

Dr Freeman is an interdisciplinary social scientist concerned with sustainability challenges and their attendant social controversies. More specifically, her recent work investigates the governance of emergent agricultural biotechnologies in the Global South across both urban and rural contexts.

Dr. Renee Sieber

Heather Rogers

Heather Rogers is a digital environmental humanist and reproductive justice advocate. She is a graduate of the Digital Humanities program at McGill University where her research focused on women’s contributions to botanical history, new materialism, critical plant studies, and the relationship between technology and nature.

Ela Vermette-Furst