Phillip Drake

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences - English
Assistant Professor
Primary office:
Wescoe Hall
Room 3028
University of Kansas
1445 Jayhawk Blvd.
Lawrence, KS 66045

GIST 306: Global Environmental Literature


Ph.D., English/Cultural Studies, University of Hawai’i at Mānoa

M.A., English/Cultural Studies, University of Hawai’i at Mānoa

B.A., English, University of Oregon

Teaching Interests

  • Environmental Literature and Rhetoric
  • Animal Studies
  • Cultural Studies
  • Marxism
  • Ecocriticism
  • Political Ecology
  • Science and Technology Studies
  • Science fiction
  • Disaster Studies
  • Critical theory
  • Southeast Asia

Research Interests

  • Environmental Literature, Animal Studies, Marxism, Science and Technology Studies, Environmental Rhetoric, Political Ecology, Southeast Asia

Quick Links


Follow us @kuglobal! (Click Icons to Connect!)


Recognition Ceremony RSVP


One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
23rd nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets," Military Times