Background and activities

Ysabel Muñoz is a PhD candidate in English Literature in the Department of Language and Literature, where she works with the transdisciplinary project Narrating Sustainability. She holds a bachelor in Letters from the University of Havana (2017). In 2020, she received a Chevening scholarship to complete the MLitt. Environment, Culture and Communication at the University of Glasgow (2021).

Muñoz is an environmental humanities scholar whose research interests include Caribbean culture, material ecocriticism, ecofeminism, post/decolonial studies and affect theory. As an activist, she has written several articles and participated in campaigns and conferences working towards sustainability in the Caribbean context.

Latest publication: https://envhistnow.com/2022/08/19/nation-toxicity-and-care-exploring-chemical-kinship-in-cubas-latest-environmental-disaster/