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Anahid Nersessian

Assistant Professor

Department of English


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Anahid Nersessian is Associate Professor in the Department of English. She is the author of Utopia, Limited: Romanticism and Adjustment (Harvard, 2015) and The Calamity Form: On Poetry and Social Life (Chicago, 2020). She is also the editor of Percy Bysshe Shelley’s long poem, Laon and Cythna; or, the Revolution of the Golden City (Broadview, 2016) and, with Nan Z. Da, founding co-editor of the Thinking Literature series published by the University of Chicago Press. Her writing has appeared in Critical Inquiry, the Los Angeles Review of Books, PMLA, Public Books, and the Routledge Companion to the Environmental Humanities, among other venues. She is a former managing editor of the journal Environmental Humanities.