Casey Tilley

Casey Tilley



2022 MA, Comparative Literature, Penn State University
2020 BA with Honors, Literary Arts, Brown University

Professional Bio

Casey Tilley is a third-year PhD student in the departments of Comparative Literature and Asian Studies. Their work focuses on ecopoetics, including poetic treatments of climate change, development (counter)discourses, and regional grassroots and experimental literatures in mainland China, Taiwan, and Brazil.

Areas of Specialization


Ecocriticism and environmental humanities

Transhistorical Sinophone literature

South-South comparison