Wendy Wheeler is Professor Emeritus of English Literature and Cultural Inquiry at London Metropolitan University. She has been a Visiting Research Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities at the University of Edinburgh, and a Visiting Professor on the Literature and Environment programme at the University of Oregon. She is currently a Visiting Professor at Goldsmiths College, University of London and in the School of Art, Environment and Cultural Studies at RMIT University in Melbourne Australia where she is the London member of the Art, Ecology, Globalisation and the Interpretation of Science research group.
Her research is on biosemiotics and culture. It is interdisciplinary and brings together semiotic biology, cultural and literary theory, ecocriticism and the Environmental Humanities.
She is on the Editorial Boards of Green Letters: Studies in Ecocriticism and the journal Biosemiotics. She has been an Editor and Editorial Board member of New Formations. She is a Consulting Editor on Cybernetics and Human Knowing, and a member of the International Advisory Board of of PAN: Philosophy, Activism, Nature. She is the author of four books and more than 45 journal articles and chapters in edited collections.
Featured works (click for more details):
- Expecting the Earth: Life, Culture, Biosemiotics
- The Whole Creature: Complexity, Biosemiotics and the Evolution of Culture
- The Political Subject: Essays on the Self from Art, Politics and Science
Some of Wendy’s other work is available here.