Julie Sze is Professor and the Founding Chair of American Studies at UC Davis. Sze's first book, Noxious New York: The Racial Politics of Urban Health and Environmental Justice
(MIT Press), won the 2008 John Hope Franklin Publication Prize, awarded
annually to the best published book in American Studies. Her second book is called Fantasy Islands: Chinese Dreams and Ecological Fears in an Age of Climate Crisis (University of California Press, 2015). She is editor of Sustainability: Approaches to Environmental Justice and Social Power. Her forthcoming book, Environmental Justice in a Moment of Danger, is forthcoming from UC Press, and is a part of the American Studies Now: Critical Histories of the Present
series. She has written or co-authored 45 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters and has given talks in Sweden, China, Abu Dhabi, Canada, Germany, France and Italy.
In The Handbook of Environmental Justice, edited by Ryan Holifield, Jayajit Chakraborty, and Gordon Walker, 252-263. (London: Routledge 2017).