Department:Philosophy and Religion Studies
College:College of Arts and Sciences
Expertise:Environmental ethics, conservation biology, ethics, ecology
Education:Ph.D., Syracuse University M.A., Syracuse University B.A., philosophy, Rhodes College
Activities:Visiting professor at Yale University 2004-05; co-investigator of biocomplexity in the environment; author of several books, including "Beyond the Land Ethic," "In Defense of the Land Ethic," "Earth's Insights" and more than 30 book chapters. Editor-in-chief of the Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy. Was the first in his field to offer a course on environmental ethics, in 1971.