David Lombard

David Lombard is a research fellow at the Belgian National Fund for Scientific Research (F.R.S.-FNRS) and a PhD candidate in literary studies at the ULi├Ęge and KU Leuven (joint degree), where he is a researcher at the Interdisciplinary Center for Applied Poetics (CIPA), Intersections, and the English Literature Research Group. His main fields of interests are American (literary) studies, environmental humanities, narratology, and rhetorical theory. He is the author of the book Techno-Thoreau: Aesthetics, Ecology and the Capitalocene (2019), which served as an extended pilot study for his broader PhD project on the rhetorics and narratologies of the contemporary literary sublime in Anthropocene non/fiction (2020-2024). Lastly, David is associate editor of the American studies academic association and research blog PopMeC, and a research fellow at the general-audience center in political ecology Etopia.