Karen Pinkus, professor of Italian and comparative literature, is deeply concerned about the environment and believes that the humanities can bring a critical research component to solving the problems of climate change.
“The Atkinson Center has inspired me to talk to scientists and work with them in a way that I never would have before,” says Pinkus. “It’s opened up all kinds of new ways of thinking to me. Cornell is the ideal place to do this type of research because of the incredibly rich community of scholars we have here working on environmental issues.”
Read more about Pinkus and her work in this Cornell Research story.