Andrew Wingfield

Andrew Wingfield is an associate professor in the School of Integrative Studies at George Mason University, and director of the school’s BA program in Environmental and Sustainability Studies.

Wingfield writes place-based fiction and nonfiction. His two books include a novel, Hear Him Roar (2005), and an award-winning story collection, Right of Way (2010). His work has appeared in Prairie Schooner, the Antioch Review, Terrain: A Journal of the Built and Natural Environments, among other publications. With Michael P. Gilmore, Wingfield regularly co-teaches “Conservation and Sustainability of the Amazon Rainforest,” a field course that takes place in Maijuna lands. In 2020, Wingfield and Gilmore coauthored the nonfiction piece “Three Days of Masato,” which explores the importance of a traditional alcoholic beverage in Maijuna culture and appeared in ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment.

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