Originally from Spain, Professor Prádanos did his undergraduate work in Spain and Italy, and completed his MA and Ph.D. in the US. Before coming to Miami University, he was an assistant professor of Hispanic studies at Westminster College in Utah. His research focuses on ecocritical theory and environmental humanities in relation to contemporary culture (Southern Europe and Latin America). He is the author of Postgrowth Imaginaries, in which he combines postgrowth economics, environmental humanities, and cultural studies.
Areas of specialization:
New media and cinema studies
Network and systems theory
Ecological economics and political ecology