Jason Kelly

School of Liberal Arts IUPUI

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Areas of Expertise

History of Britain, history of European art, 18-century Europe, history of the Enlightenment, 18th- and 19th-century art history, environmental history, Anthropocene, arts policy, public art, history of science.

Expert Bio

Jason M. Kelly is the director of the IUPUI Arts and Humanities Institute and an associate professor of British history at IUPUI. He is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London.

His research focuses on the histories of the environment, sciences, and art and architecture. He is currently writing "A History of the Anthropocene," a deep history of human-nature relations. He leads Rivers of the Anthropocene, an international interdisciplinary project that examines global freshwater systems.

Kelly directs The Cultural Ecologies Project, a research program and Ph.D. track that studies and designs urban-based cultural initiatives. He received his Ph.D. from the University of California at Santa Barbara.

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Updated on: February 4, 2019