McCumber, Andrew and Zachary King. Forthcoming. “The Wild in Fire: Human Aid to Animals in the Disasters of the Anthropocene.” Environmental Values.
McCumber, Andrew. 2018. “It Would Make More Sense for it to Be There Than Not: Constructing Night Vale as a Place.” Pp. 69-91 in Critical Approaches to Welcome to Night Vale: Podcasting between Weather and the Void, edited by J. Weinstock. London: Palgrave.
Bargheer, Stefan. 2018. Moral Entanglements: Conserving Birds in Britain and Germany. British Journal of Sociology. Forthcoming.
Awards and Fellowships
Jane Goodall Award for Graduate Student Research (ASA Section on Animals and Society), 2019**
Flacks Fund for Democratic Possibilities Award, 2019
UCSB Graduate Division Dissertation Fellowship, 2019
Association of Environmental Studies and Sciences Award for Best Student Paper, 2019**
Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara Burnand-Partridge Foundation Award, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
UCSB Humanities and Social Sciences Grant, 2018
Supported dissertation fieldwork in The Galapagos Islands and in Detroit, Michigan
American Association for Canadian Studies in the United States Enders Student Fellowship, 2018
Supported dissertation fieldwork in Alberta, Canada
**Awarded for an early version of “‘You Can’t Ignore the Rat’: Cultural Narrative and the Roots of Social and Interspecies Hierarchies,” based on research on Alberta, Canada’s provincial rat control program.