Sam Coren (they, them) is a writer, public scholar, and creative practitioner whose research interests include the U.S. built environment, urban ecology and infrastructure; environmental history and feminist science and technology studies.

As a PhD candidate in American Studies, Sam is currently working on a dissertation titled Watershed Metropolis: the Providence River and its lifeworlds.

Sam has also written for academic and popular outlets including Contingent Magazine, Doors Open RI, The Journal of Planning History, and The Journal Flux. They have also exhibited as a research-based artist, exploring the afterlives and animacies of industrial landscapes.

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