Prof Adeline Johns-Putra

Adeline Johns-Putra is Professor of Literature and Head of the School of Arts and Social Sciences at Monash University Malaysia. Her research deals with literary representations of climate change.

Her publications include her monograph, Climate Change and the Contemporary Novel (Cambridge University Press, 2019), and edited volumes, The Cambridge Companion to Literature and Climate (with Kelly Sultzbach for Cambridge University Press, 2022), Climate and Literature (Cambridge University Press, 2019), and Cli-fi: A Companion (with Axel Goodbody for Peter Lang, 2018). She has edited special issues on climate critical theory for the journals Symplokē and Intertexts, and her articles on climate literature have appeared in Modern Fiction Studies, Studies in the Novel, ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment, and WIREs: Climate Change. She is completing a project comparing Chinese and Eurocentric cultural histories of climate, funded by Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, and writing the Cambridge Introduction to Literature and Climate.

She was President of the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (UK and Ireland) from 2011 to 2015 and currently sits on the Editorial Board for Green Letters: Studies in Ecocriticism and the International Advisory Board for WIREs: Climate Change.