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SENR Seminar Series- Michael Nelson

Sep 27, 2018, 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Michael will be presenting Toward the Inevitable Fusion: Research at the Crossroads of Ethics, Ecology, and Social Science at 4:10P.M. in Kottman 103 on September 27, 2018.
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Michael Paul Nelson, is an environmental scholar, writer, teacher, speaker, consultant, and Professor of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy. He holds the Ruth H. Spaniol Chair of Renewable Resources and serves as the Lead Principal Investigator for the HJ Andrews Experimental Forest Long-Term Ecological Research program at Oregon State University. He is long-time collaborator with and the philosopher in residence for the Isle Royale Wolf-Moose Project, the longest continuous study of a predator-prey system in the world. Michael is the co-founder and co-director of the Conservation Ethics Group, an award-winning environmental ethics consultancy group fusing ethics with social and ecological science, and serves as a senior fellow for the Spring Creek Project for Ideas, Nature, and the Written Word. He is the author of many articles, and the author or editor of a number of books, in and around the area of environmental ethics. His most recent book is Moral Ground: Ethical Action for a Planet in Peril, co-edited with Kathleen Dean Moore.