Dehlia Hannah, Ph.D. is the Research Curator of the Synthesis Center and Assistant Research Professor of Arts, Media and Engineering at Arizona State University. Dehlia received her Doctorate in Philosophy from Columbia University in May, 2013. Her dissertation and current book project, entitled Performative Experiments, articulates the philosophical implications of an emerging genre of contemporary artwork that takes the form of scientific experiments and deploys scientific methods and materials as new media. At the Synthesis Center, Dehlia leads a transdisciplinary research network centered on the theme of Atmosphere and Place, in which she her research focuses on the aesthetics, phenomenology and epistemologies of climate change, specifically on artistic engagements with climate modeling and atmospheric science. Dehlia has held postdoctoral fellowships at the Chemical Heritage Foundation’s Center for Contemporary History and Policy (2013) and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Center for 21st Century Studies (2013-14). She writes about art and climate change, experimentation as performance, creative ethnography and new media and is co-curator with Sara M. Krajewski of Placing the Golden Spike: Landscapes of the Anthropocene at UWM’s INOVA Gallery March 26-June 13, 2015. Her current research and curatorial project is A Year Without a Winter.