Mellon Dissertation Fellow, Penn Program in Environmental Humanities
Doctoral Candidate, Comparative Literature and Literary Theory
2019 - 2020
Martin Premoli is a Ph.D. candidate in Comparative Literature and Literary Theory at University of Pennsylvania. His studies are centered on contemporary global anglophone and postcolonial literature. Questions of empire, indigeneity, and environmentalism engage him as a scholar. His dissertation examines literary representations of climate change from the global South and develops a decolonial approach to disaster studies. Martin is a 2018-19 Graduate Fellow of the Penn Program in the Environmental Humanities, and has been awarded the PPEH Mellon Dissertation Completion Fellowship for 2019-2020. He holds an MA in English from University of Virginia and has published for Safundi: The Journal of South African and American Studies and JSAS (Journal of Southern African Studies).