Prof Philip Aghoghovhwia, University of the Free State

Prof Philip Aghoghovwia holds a PhD in English from the University of Stellenbosch (2014). His scholarly interest is in ecocriticism, postcolonial eco/environmental justice criticism and petrocultures. He is a fellow of the African Humanities Program of the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS). Prof Aghoghovwia contributes to several research projects in environmental and energy humanities, including the Petrocultures Research Cluster (University of Alberta) and Environmental Humanities South (University of Cape Town). These involvements have produced contributions to Fueling Cultures: 101 Words for Energy and Environment (Fordham, 2017), Climate Realism (Routledge, 2020), and Cambridge Critical Concepts on Nature & Literary Studies (Cambridge UP, forthcoming). He holds an NRF Y1 rating.