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Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth and its skeptics: a case of environmental nostalgia

Joe Heumann

Collaborations: Joe Heumann and Robin Murray work together on filmic and ecocritical readings of mainstream genre and edge films. They are currently revising a book on popular film and the environment for SUNY Press and are drafting a work focused on ecology and the western film.

Joe Heumann is a professor of Communication Studies at Eastern Illinois University. Before beginning his collaborative work with Robin Murray, he managed Eastern’s campus radio station for more than ten years, initiated film series across campus and spearheaded the addition of film studies courses in the Communication Studies Department.