Courtney B. Ryan

Courtney B. Ryan

Writing & Critical Inquiry Program


University Library Basement 96L (LI B96L)

PhD, University of California, Los Angeles

MA, University of California, Santa Barbara

BA, Notre Dame of Maryland University

Courtney Ryan

Courtney Ryan is a full-time lecturer in the Writing and Critical Inquiry Program at the University at Albany. 

Her areas of interest include environmental justice studies, eco-art, and eco-performance. 

She is the author of Eco-Performance, Art, and Spatial Justice in the US (Routledge 2023). Her work has appeared in Theatre Journal, ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and the Environment and the collected volume, Performance on Behalf of the Environment.   

Research Interests: Eco-theater, environmental justice literature, Anthropocene, contemporary theater, popular culture 

Pronouns: She/her/hers