Katie Ritson is a scholar of comparative literature with a particular interest in Northern Europe. She is co-principal investigator (together with Graham Huggan at the University of Leeds) in the project "Corridor Talk: Conservation Humanities and the Future of Europe's National Parks" (DFG-AHRC 2020–2023). Katie studied German, Comparative Literature, and Nordic Philology at the University of Cambridge and Ludwig-Maximilian-University Munich, completing her doctorate in Munich in 2016 whilst working as senior editor at the Rachel Carson Center. She currently serves on the executive board of the International Consortium of Environmental History Organisations (ICEHO) and is a coodinator of the Ecocritical Network for Scandinavian Studies (ENSCAN).
- (With Sissel Furuseth, Anne Gjelsvik, Ahmet Gürata, Reinhard Hennig, & Julia Leyda.) “Climate Change in Literature, Television and Film from Norway.” Ecozon@ 11 no. 2 (2020).
- "The View from the Sea: The Power of a Blue Comparative Literature." Humanities 9: 68 (2020).
- (Co-edited with Astrid Bracke) "Waters Rising" Special Issue. Green Letters: Studies in Ecocriticism 24 no. 1 (2020)
- "Silt." Environmental Humanities 11 no. 2 (2019). 461-4.
- The Shifting Sands of the North Sea Lowlands: Literary and Historical Imaginaries. London: Routledge, 2018.
- Mauch, Christof. The Growth of Trees: A Historical Perspective on Sustainability. Munich: Oekom (2014): http://www.carsoncenter.uni-muenchen.de/download/press/rcc-news/140805_mauch.pdf
- Hohler, Franz. "The Retaking of Zurich." In Mad Hatter's Review: Cut.ting Edge; Austrian, German, and Swiss Writing no. 14 (2013): http://madhattersreview.com/issue14/fiction2_hohler.shtml
- Sloterdijk, Peter. "Society of Centaurs." In Transfers: Interdisciplinary Journal of Mobility Studies no. 1 (2011): 14-23.