John Charles Ryan

John Charles Ryan is an Adjunct Associate Professor at Southern Cross University and an Adjunct Senior Research Fellow at the Nulungu Research Institute, Notre Dame University, Australia. His research interests include contemporary poetry, Southeast Asian literature, ecocriticism, critical plant studies, and the environ- mental humanities. His latest co-edited book is titled Australian Wetland Cultures: Swamps and the Environmental Crisis (2019, Lexington Books, with Li Chen). His textbook Introduction to the Environmental Humanities (with J. Andrew Hubbell) is forthcoming with Routledge in 2021. The botanical poetry collection Seeing Trees: A Poetic Arboretum, with Western Australian poet Glen Phillips, was published in 2020 by Pinyon Publishing in Colorado. In 2020, he served as Visiting Scholar at the University of 17 August 1945, Surabaya, and Visiting Professor at Brawijaya University, Malang, Indonesia, as well as Writer-in-Residence at Oak Spring Garden Foundation in Virginia.