About the Author
Dr. Benjamin Hale is assistant professor in the Philosophy Department and the Environmental Studies Program at the University of Colorado, Boulder. From 2006-2008 he was Director of the Center for Values and Social Policy, which is situated in the Philosophy Department. Currently, he maintains close affiliations not only with CVSP, but also with the Center for Science and Technology Policy Research, located under CIRES, the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences. He is co-editor with Andrew Light of the journal Ethics, Place & Environment.
His primary area of research focus is environmental ethics, though he maintains active interests in a wide range of ethical topics. He comes to Colorado from New York University, where he was Interim Director of the Environmental Studies Program and Visiting Assistant Professor of Environmental Philosophy. Over the years, he has also taught environmental policy at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, as well as philosophy at Hofstra University and Stony Brook University. For more about him, including links to his CV, some of his published work, and a million pictures of his family, check out his personal webpage: http://www.practicalreason.com/