Rachel Webb Jekanowski, Fiona Polack, and Danine Farquharson
Rachel Webb Jekanowski is an incoming Assistant Professor in the English Programme at Memorial University’s Grenfell Campus and a former Banting Fellow (2019-2021). Her research and teaching focuses on entanglements of environments, power, and visual culture. Twitter: @stalebreadzine.
Fiona Polack is Associate Professor in the Department of English at Memorial University, and Academic Editor at Memorial University Press. She works in the fields of energy and environmental humanities, island studies, and settler colonial studies. She currently leads the SSHRC Insight project “Oil Rigs and Islands” (2020–25), and recently co-edited Cold Water Oil: Offshore Petroleum Cultures (Routledge: 2021) with Danine Farquharson.
Danine Farquharson is Associate Professor in the Department of English at Memorial University. Her early research focused on Irish literature and film, but has moved into energy humanities, specifically collaborating with Dr. Fiona Polack on Cold Water Oil. She is the co-founder with Dr. Julia Wright of Dalhousie University of SSHORE: Social Science and Humanities Ocean Research and Education.