Erin James joined the English Department at the University of Idaho in 2012. Her work explores the intersections of ecocriticism, postcolonialism, and narrative theory and questions the role narratives stand to play in a response to today’s environmental crisis. Her current book project, The Storyworld Accord: Econarratology and Postcolonial Narratives,is under contract with the University of Nebraska Press. She has an articleforthcoming in the Journal of NarrativeTheory, and has previously published in the Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Literature, The Bioregional Imagination (U ofGeorgia P 2012), and TeachingEcocriticism and Green Cultural Studies (Palgrave 2012). At the University of Idaho, Erin teaches courses on global literatures in English, postcolonial literatures and theory, ecocriticism, and critical theory. She is also the chair of the Ecocriticism Reading Group.