It All Connects

“Every single human being’s body is part-and-parcel with the surrounding landscape of chemicals and carbon, animals and amoebas. No one of us is immune to this interplay. None of us is powerful or protected enough to withstand this onslaught of interaction at play, every single day in our modern world.” –PERMEABLE

My curiosity is rooted in the intersection of human society and our surrounding environment.

6_FORESTS

I study feminist political ecology at Ohio University, with concentrations in environmental geography and women’s & gender studies.

I am deeply interested in connecting my knowledge of localized environmental pollution and global systems of environmental change with a focus on human health as an ecological effect, utilizing a feminist geography perspective on women’s bodies and women’s health issues in particular.

10_POISON

As a non-traditional Bachelor’s student receiving a “Specialized Studies” interdisciplinary degree, I embrace the interconnectedness of all species, studies, and spaces on Earth. It is my life’s work to illuminate this crossroads — to show that ‘it all connects’ — so that we may begin to see ourselves as integral to this story of global environmental change.

To position ourselves from within, instead of from ‘without’ or from ‘above’ on our common planet, I believe we can rewrite this narrative of environmental change into a story worth sharing.

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