Rita Shea Guffey Professor
Office: Herring 231
Timothy Morton is Rita Shea Guffey Professor of English at Rice University. He has collaborated with Bj√∂rk, Jennifer Walshe, Olafur Eliasson, Haim Steinbach, and Pharrell Williams. He is the author of Being Ecological (Penguin, 2018), Humankind: Solidarity with Nonhuman People (Verso, 2017), Dark Ecology: For a Logic of Future Coexistence (Columbia, 2016), Nothing: Three Inquiries in Buddhism (Chicago, 2015), Hyperobjects: Philosophy and Ecology after the End of the World (Minnesota, 2013), Realist Magic: Objects, Ontology, Causality (Open Humanities, 2013), The Ecological Thought (Harvard, 2010), Ecology without Nature (Harvard, 2007), and eight other books and 200 essays on philosophy, ecology, literature, music, art, architecture, design and food. In 2014 Morton gave the Wellek Lectures in Theory.
18th C. British and Enlightenment Studies, 19th C. British, Gender & Sexuality, Literary Theory, Animal Studies, Posthumanism, Ecocriticism & Environmental Humanities.
Ph.D., Magdalen College, Oxford (1993)