Robin Kello

PhD Student

English


Bio

Robin’s primary area of research is early modern literature, with a focus on travel, cultural contact, and Anglo-Spanish connections. He is also engaged with environmental research and community engagement, and is interested in food activism, environmental justice, and relations between the human and nonhuman. In 2015, Robin taught a course on food justice to undergraduates at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, which used narrative non-fiction, podcasts, and online video to examine and reimagine the larger cultural forces that condition what and how we eat. 

Projects

Environmental Storytelling Collaboration with KCET

LENS is collaborating with KCET, Southern California’s independent public TV and digital media company, to produce immersive stories that bring new voices and new ideas into environmental reporting and that bring our faculty and student research into conversation with diverse public audiences. In our pilot year (2017-2018), the project will focus on California as a...