Lorraine Kerslake

University of Alicante
Editorial Team, CLE
Editorial Team, Climate Literacy in Education


I am interested in looking at ways to actively foster sustainable values to transition towards a more conscious society, one where I believe children’s literature and education plays a key role.  

Lorraine Kerslake is Associate Professor in the Department of English Studies at the University of Alicante and a member of the Research Institute for Gender Studies. She has been an active member of the Spanish research group on ecocriticism, GIECO, since 2010 and has published widely on children's and YA literature and ecocriticism. She currently leads the research project “Women Who Write Animals: Animal Alterities and their Creators in Anglophone Literature: An Ecofeminist Approach”. She serves as a member of the board of EASLCE: The European Association for the Study of Literature, Culture and Environment and is also a member of the executive board for IRSCL: The International Research Society for Children’s Literature

She is author of The Voice of Nature in Ted Hughes's Writing for Children (Routledge, 2018) and co-editor of Imaginative Ecologies: Inspiring Change through the Humanities (Brill, 2021).