Heidi Hutner is a Professor of Sustainability and English at Stony Brook University. and a scholar of nuclear and environmental history and ecofeminism. She is the winner of Sierra Club Long Island's 2015 Environmentalist of the Year Award. Hutner's other academic interests include literature, race, and feminist history of women writers from a variety of literary periods--from the English Restoration to the present. She is the editor and author of the collection Rereading Aphra Behn: History Theory and Criticism
(Virgnia UP, 1993), Colonial Women
(Oxford UP, 2003), and Polluting Mama: An Ecofeminist Cultural Memoir
(Demeter, 2013). She holds a PhD in English from the University of Washington.