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A headshot of Shelby Brewster. She is wearing black sweater and glasses with clear frames.
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Shelby Brewster is a writer, thinker, and theorist exploring the ways climate change is changing what it means to be human. She is also an editor of scholarly and artistic texts.

She received her PhD from the University of Pittsburgh in May 2021. Her dissertation, “Planetary Praxes: Performing Humanity under Ecological Emergency,” examines multiple ways of being human emerging at the point of environmental crisis. 

Shelby is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Michigan State University on the team of the Public Philosophy Journal. She is based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.