Adriana Craciun

Adriana Craciun

Adriana Craciun is a professor of English and the Emma MacLachlan Metcalf Chair of Humanities, Boston University. She specializes in 18th- and 19th-century British literature and culture, with current research in Arctic humanities, exploration studies, science studies, historical geography, history of collecting, Enlightenment, history of the book and of authorship.

The roaming Steller’s sea eagle in Georgetown, Maine, Jan. 1, 2022. Dominic Sherony/Flickr, CC BY-SA

How we think about a roving eagle offers insights into human attitudes toward nature

By: - May 4, 2023

The Steller’s sea eagle is one of the largest and most aggressive raptors in the world. With an 8-foot wingspan and striking white markings, these birds tower over their bald eagle cousins. Steller’s are sublime, but they aren’t beautiful in the way people often sentimentalize animals. Most adult Steller’s survived by beating their weaker sibling […]