Academic Title

Associate Professor, Philosophy

Research Interests
  • Environmental Philosophy
  • Ph.D., Philosophy, University of Memphis
  • B.A., Philosophy, University of Rhode Island
Recent Publications


“From Mastery to Mystery: A Phenomenological Foundation for Environmental Ethics.” Athens: Ohio University Press, 2014.

Edited Volume

“Nature and Experience: Phenomenology and the Environment.” London: Rowman & Littlefield International, 2016.

“Navigating Nature in the Anthropocene.” English Language Notes 55 (2017): 71-79.

“Being a Friend to Nature: Environmental Virtues and Ethical Ideals.” Ethics, Policy and Environment 20 (2017): 44-58.

“Resisting the Domination of Nature: Regarding Time as an Ethical Concept.” Environmental Philosophy 11 (2014): 333-58.

“From Intrinsic Value to Compassion: A Place-Based Ethic.” Environmental Ethics 35 (2013): 259-78.

“Re-Envisioning Nature: The Role of Aesthetics in Environmental Ethics.” Environmental Ethics 33 (2011): 415-36.