Anna M. Gade

Credentials: Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor and Associate Dean for Research & Education

Position title: Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies


Phone: (608) 263-5839

Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies
82 Science Hall
550 N Park St
Madison, WI 53706

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Anna M. Gade

Professor Gade’s previous published work emphasizes theory and method in the academic study of religion and Islamic Studies.  Her research since 2007 explains global cultural, historical and religious responses to environmental change, specializing in history, knowledge and practices of Southeast Asia. This project and ones before it have been based on extensive fieldwork in Indonesia and elsewhere in in the region, such as Cambodia and Malaysia.  She teaches academic courses on Islam, the study of global religion, Asian Studies, and comparative environmental ethics and environmental studies from a humanistic perspective. She has completed a book manuscript, Muslim Environmentalism and Environmental Humanities (working title).