elizabeth deloughrey

Elizabeth DeLoughrey


Department of English

(310) 825-3534

Humanities 178D


Professor Elizabeth DeLoughrey has appointments in the English Department and the UCLA Institute for the Environment and Sustainability. She is the founder and coordinator of the UCLA Postcolonial Literature and Theory Colloquium and is co-editor for the online open access journal Environmental Humanities.

Her scholarship has been supported by institutions such as the ACLS, NEH, Rockefeller, Mellon Foundation, UCLA Global Studies Program, Fulbright, UC Humanities Research Institute, and the Cornell Society for the Humanities. She is the author of Routes and Roots: Navigating Caribbean and Pacific Literatures (2007), and co-editor of Caribbean Literature and the Environment: Between Nature and Culture (2005); Postcolonial Ecologies: Literatures of the Environment (2011)  and Global Ecologies and the Environmental Humanities: Postcolonial Approaches (2015), Her forthcoming book, Allegories of the Anthropocene (2018), examines climate change and empire in the literary and visual arts and is forthcoming from Duke University Press.


University of Maryland, College Park, PhD., 1999


Postcolonial Studies, Ecocritical & Environmental Studies, Diaspora and Indigenous Studies, Globalization Studies, Anglophone Caribbean Literatures, Pacific Island Literatures, Critical Race and Gender Studies