Killian works at the Sydney Environment Institute, a multidisciplinary research hub within the University of Sydney, in southeast Australia. A literary scholar by training, his writing explores poetic and aesthetic histories of environment, and above all oceans. A co-edited essay collection, The Aesthetics of the Undersea, was published earlier this year, and a monograph, The Myriad Sea, is forthcoming. Killian’s work is always in conversation with other disciplines and practices, not least those of the marine sciences: a new collaborative project, on the history of the Great Barrier Reef as told by fossil coral cores, is just getting underway.
Associate / Oceanic Humanities for the Global South