Dr. Sophie Christman received her Ph.D. in English Literature at SUNY Stony Brook University in New York. In addition to her M.A. in Aesthetics and B.A. in Philosophy, she earned two French language certificates from the Sorbonne. Her research areas include: nineteenth and twentieth-century environmental literary criticism, film criticism and ecocinema studies, and cultural ecology. Recent teaching experience includes: Introduction to Fiction, Nature in the Nineteenth Century, Ecopoetics, and The Modern Victorian Environment.