Curriculum Vitae, Shane Epting Ph.D.

Missouri University of Science and Technology

224 Castleman, 400 W 10th Street, Rolla, MO, 65409

shane.epting@mst.eduwww.shaneepting.org

                        

ACADEMIC POSITIONS  

                                                                  

Assistant Professor

Missouri University of Science and Technology, Department of Arts, Languages, and Philosophy, 2019 – Present      

                                                                                                                                                

Visiting Assistant Professor

University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Department of Philosophy, 2016–2019 

 

Instructor of Record

University of North Texas, Department of Philosophy and Religion, 2011–2016

University of Texas at El Paso, Department of Philosophy, 2010–2011

 

Teaching Assistant

University of Texas at El Paso, Department of Philosophy, 2009–2010

 

Research Associations

Member, Center for Intelligent Infrastructure, Missouri University of Science and Technology, 2021— Present.

 

Research Associate, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Transportation Research Center, Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering, 2016 – 2019.

 

EDUCATION

 

Ph.D., Philosophy, University of North Texas, 2015

 

M.A., Philosophy, University of Texas at El Paso, 2011

 

B.A., Philosophy, University of North Texas, 2008

 

Areas of Research Specialization

 

Philosophy of the City, Philosophy of Technology, Philosophy of Food, Environmental Ethics,

 

Areas of Teaching Competence

 

Engineering Ethics, Business Ethics, Ethics

 

SCHOLARLY CONTRIBUTIONS

 

Books (Research-based, Single-authored Monographs)

 

4. Shane Epting. 2023. Urban Enlightenment: Multistakeholder Engagement and the City. New York: Routledge (Under Contract/In Progess). 

 

3. Shane Epting. 2022. Ethics in Agribusiness: Justice and Global Food in Focus. New York: Routledge. Release Date, August 25, 2022.

 

2. Shane Epting. 2021. Saving Cities: A Taxonomy of Urban Technologies. Cham, Switzerland: Springer. 

1. Shane Epting. 2021. The Morality of Urban Mobility: Technology and Philosophy of the City, featuring a forward by Lewis R. Gordon. London: Rowman and Littlefield International. 

 

Refereed Journal Articles 

 

25. Shane Epting. 2022. People Love Cities—but do Cities Love them Back?, East Asian Journal of Philosophy Vo1 1. No. 3. pp. 7-20. 

 

24. Shane Epting. 2021. On Municipalities as Technologies, Philosophy & Technology Vol. 34, No. 4. pp. 863-873.

 

23. Shane Epting. 2021. Vulnerable Groups, Virtual Cities, and Social Isolation, Technology in Society Vol. 67, 101711. 

 

22. Shane Epting. 2021. Danger in the Rocks? Thinking through Land Use and Naturally-Occurring Asbestos with Structural Ethics, Ethics and the Environment Vol. 26, No. 1. pp. 85-104. 

 

21. Shane Epting. 2021. The United States Department of Sustainability: Its Purpose and Moral Underpinnings, Sustainability and Climate Change Vol 14, No. 2. pp. 1-8. 

 

20. Shane Epting. 2021. Urban Infrastructure and the Problem of Moral Praise, Techné: Research in Philosophy and Technology Vol. 25, No. 1., pp. 112–129. 

 

19. Shane Epting. 2021. Ethical Requirements for Transport Systems with Automated Buses, Technology in Society Vol. 64, 101508. 

 

18. Shane Epting (first author) and David Beisecker (second author). 2020. Bicycle Infrastructure in Las Vegas: A “Thought Experiment,” Public Philosophy Journal Vol. 3, No. 2. 

 

17. Shane Epting. 2020. Infrastructure, Urban Sprawl, and Naturally-Occurring Asbestos: An Ontological Thought Model for Wicked and Saving Technologies, Open Philosophy Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 1-11. 

 

16. Shane Epting. 2020. Unjust Food Systems and Applied Mereology, Argumenta – Journal of Analytic Philosophy Vol. 10, No.1, pp. 199-213.

15. Shane Epting. 2020. Participatory Budgeting for Environmental Justice, Ethics, Policy & Environment Vol. 23, No. 1, pp. 22-36. 

 

14. Shane Epting. 2020. Affordable Housing in Regions with Naturally-Occurring Asbestos, Environmental Justice, Vol. 13, No. 1, pp. 15-20. 

            

13. Shane Epting. 2019. Automated Vehicles and Transportation Justice, Philosophy & Technology, Vol. 32, No. 3, pp. 389–403. 

 

12. Shane Epting. 2019. Transportation Planning for Automated Vehicles—Or Automated Vehicles for Transportation Planning?, Essays in Philosophy, Vol. 20, No. 2, pp. 189-205. 

 

11. Shane Epting. 2018. Cohousing, Environmental Justice, and Urban Sustainability, Environmental Ethics, Vol. 40, No 2. pp. 39-56. 

 

10. Shane Epting. 2018. Advancing Food Sovereignty through Interrogating the Question: What Is Food Sovereignty?, Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics, Vol. 31, No. 5, pp. 593-604.  

 

9. Shane Epting. 2017. The Peñalosa Principle of Transportation Democracy: Lessons from Bogotá on the Morality of Urban Mobility, Science and Engineering Ethics, Vol. 23, No. 6, pp. 1086-1096. 

            

8. Shane Epting. 2017. On Moral Prioritization in Environmental Ethics: Weak Anthropocentrism for the City, Environmental Ethics, Vol. 39, No. 2, pp. 131-146. 

 

7. Shane Epting. 2016. A Different Trolley Problem: The Limits of Environmental Justice and the Promise of Complex Moral Assessments for Transportation Infrastructure, Science and Engineering Ethics, Vol. 22, No. 6, pp. 1781–1795. 

 

6. Shane Epting. 2016. Participatory Budgeting and Vertical Agriculture: A Thought Experiment in Food System Reform, Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics, Vol. 29, No. 5, pp. 737-748. 

            

5. Shane Epting. 2016. An Applied Mereology of the City: Unifying Science and Philosophy for Urban Planning, Science and Engineering Ethics, Vol. 22, No. 5, pp. 1361–1374. 

 

4. Shane Epting. 2016. Intra-disciplinary Research as Progress in Philosophy: Lessons from Philosophy of the City, Philosophia, Vol. 44, No. 1, pp. 101-111. 

 

3. Shane Epting. 2016. The Moral Dimensions of Infrastructure, Science and Engineering Ethics, Vol. 22, No.2. pp. 435–449.

2. Shane Epting. 2015. The Limits of Environmental Remediation Protocols for Environmental Justice. Cases: Lessons from Vieques, Puerto Rico, Contemporary Justice Review: Issues in Criminal, Social, and Restorative Justice Vol. 18, No. 3, pp. 352-365. 

1. Shane Epting. 2010. Questioning Technology’s Role in Environmental Ethics: Weak Anthropocentrism Revisited, Interdisciplinary Environmental Review, Vol. 11, No. 1, pp. 18-26.  

Book Chapters 

 

3. Shane Epting. 2022. Automated Vehicles and Environmental Justice: Addressing the Challenges Ahead, in D. Michelfelder. Test-Driving the Future: Autonomous Vehicles and the Ethics of Technological Change. London: Rowman & Littlefield International. 

 

2. Shane Epting. 2019. Philosophy of the City and Transportation Justice, in S. Noll, J. Biehl, and S. Meagher (Eds.), The Routledge Philosophy of the City Handbook. New York: Routledge.

 

1. Shane Epting. 2017.  Introduction to Food Justice and the Built Environment, in I. Werkheiser and Z. Piso (Eds.), Food Justice in US and Global Contexts: Bringing Theory and Practice Together. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 89-93.

 

Introductions to Guest-Edited Volumes

 

4. Shane Epting. August 2019. Introduction to the Special Issue on The Philosophical 

Dimensions of Urban Transportation, Essays in Philosophy Vol 20, No. 2.

 

3. Shane Epting. Summer 2018. Introduction to the Special Issue on Philosophy of the City and 

Environmental Ethics, Environmental Ethics Vol. 40, No 2. pp. 2-3.

 

2. Shane Epting. April 2016. Introduction to the Special Issue on Interdisciplinary Approaches to

Environmental Challenges for Urban Centres, Interdisciplinary Environmental Review, Vol. 17,

No.2, pp. 1-2. 

 

1. Shane Epting. July 2014. The Interdisciplinary Aspects of Environmental Justice and Public 

Health: A Meta-analysis, Interdisciplinary Environmental Review, Vol. 15, No. 2/3, pp. 89-93.

 

Guest-Edited Volumes of Journals

 

4. Shane Epting. (Ed.) August 2019. Essays in Philosophy, special issue on The Philosophical Dimensions of Urban Transportation, Vol. 20, No. 2.

 

3. Shane Epting. (Ed.) Summer 2018. Environmental Ethics, special issue on Philosophy of the City and Environmental Ethics, Vol. 40, No 2.

 

2. Shane Epting. (Ed.) April 2016. Interdisciplinary Environmental Review, special issue on

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Environmental Challenges for Urban Centres, Vol. 17, No.2. 

 

1. Shane Epting. (Ed.) July 2014. Interdisciplinary Environmental Review, special issue on 

Environmental Justice and Public Health, Vol. 15, No. 2/3.

 

Media Appearances

 

2. Shane Epting. 11/2020. Invited Guest, Thought about Food – Podcast. Episode: “Philosophy of the City and Food Sovereignty.”

https://thoughtaboutfood.podbean.com/e/episode-8-shane-epting-on-philosophy-of-the-city-and-food-sovereignty/

 

1. Shane Epting. 08/2020. Invited Guest, Philosophy Talk - KALW, 91.7 FM, San Francisco,       

California (nationally syndicated, 126 stations; SiriusXM) Episode: “Can Streets Discriminate?” 

https://www.kalw.org/post/philosophy-talk-can-streets-discriminate#stream/0

https://www.philosophytalk.org/shows/can-streets-discriminate

 

Keynote Presentations

 

5. Shane Epting. 11/25/2021. Keynote Address: Transportation Justice, Participation, and Urban Enlightenment. The Finnish Society for Environmental Social Science Annual Colloquium. Aalto University, Espoo, Finland. 

 

4. Shane Epting. 06/11-14/2019. Keynote Address: Cities as Sites of Interdisciplinary Research and Transdisciplinary Progress, The 25th International Interdisciplinary Conference on the Environment, San Juan, Puerto Rico.     

 

3. Shane Epting. 04/26/2019. Keynote Address: On Flourishing in the City, Rethinking the

European City: New Conceptions and the Living Heritage Conference, Hungarian Academy of 

Sciences, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Budapest, Hungary. 

 

2. Shane Epting. 10/11/2017. Keynote/Presidential Address: Complex Moral Assessments for Urban Affairs, Philosophy of the City Conference, Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal.

                                                

1. Shane Epting. 04/25/2013. Conferencia Magistral (Keynote Address): La Crisis de la

Identidad Citadina en la Cara de la Globalización y Sustentabilidad (The Crisis of City Identity 

in the Face of Globalization and Sustainability), del II Encuentro Regional de Filosofia Zona

Norte, Universidad Autónoma de Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico.

 

Invited Presentations 

 

18. Shane Epting. 03/02/2022. The Morality of Urban Mobility: Selections. Karlsruhe Institute for Technology, Philosophy of Science, Engineering and Technology Research Group, Online.

 

17. Shane Epting. 06/2018. Cohousing and Environmentally Just Urban Sustainability, Panel Session on Urban Politics, 24-hour Political Science Conference 2018, Leiden University,

The Netherlands.  

 

16. Shane Epting. 06/2018. Moral Concerns for Cohousing, University of Twente, The Netherlands. 

 

15. Shane Epting. 06/2018. Conceptions of Food Sovereignty, The Dining Experience: New

Questions for Theoretical Philosophy, University of Fribourg, Switzerland. 

 

14. Shane Epting. 03/2017. Automobiles as Vehicles of Anti-freedom: Systemic Issues for the Horseless Carriage, Northern     Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona. 

 

13. Shane Epting. 08/2016. The Peñalosa Principle of Transportation Democracy: Lessons from Bogotá on the Morality of Urban Mobility, Workshop on Urban Justice, University of San Francisco. 

 

12. Shane Epting. 04/2016. Uses of Public Land for Transportation Planning: Moral Groundings 

For Transportation Planning: Moral Groundings for Democratic Actions, Texas Woman’s

University, Denton, Texas.

 

11. Shane Epting. 04/30/2015. Philosophy of the City: Disciplinary and Intra-disciplinary

Directions, City University of New York, Graduate Center for Worker Education, New York, 

 

10. Shane Epting. 03/2014. Sustainability’s Role in a City’s Identity: Overcoming Injustice in

Urban Planning, Bethune-Cookman University, Daytona Beach, Florida. 

 

9. Shane Epting. 03/2014 Leveraging Sustainability in Academia: Role of Universities, 

Southwest Academy of Management Conference, Dallas, Texas. 

 

8. Shane Epting. 11/2012. Interdisciplinary Adjustments in Environmental Science, Third

International Conference on Traditional Culture and Ecological Civilization, Chinese Society for

Environmental Sciences, Beijing, People’s Republic of China. 

 

7. Shane Epting. 09/2012. (guest lecture) Ethical Obligations of Field Philosophy: Interviewing

Victims of Environmental Injustice, Cottey College, Nevada, Missouri.  

 

6. Shane Epting. 09/2012. Accounting for Future Generations and Non-humans in Environmental 

Justice Field Work, Cottey College, Nevada, Missouri.

 

5. Shane Epting. 11/2011. The Purpose of Universities and The Prospects of Resistance in the

US: Reflections from the Justice Stand, Critical Theory in the Twenty-First Century:  A

Conference of Transformative Pedagogies. West Chester University, West Chester, 

Pennsylvania.

 

4. Shane Epting. 11/ 2011 Environmental Justice and Leadership for the 21st Century: Politics,

Education, and Ethics, Bethune-Cookman University, Daytona Beach, Florida, November 2011.

 

3. Shane Epting. 03/2011 Sustainability Ethics and the Future of Farming and City Planning: 

How Much Compromise Is Too Much?  Texas Department of Parks and Wildlife, Texas Master

Naturalists’ Trans-Pecos Meeting on Sustainability, El Paso, Texas. 

 

2. Shane Epting. 11/2010. Incorporating Sustainability into Urban Infrastructures: The Tension

between Bio-cultural Aspects and Environmental Considerations, New Mexico State University, 

Las Cruces, New Mexico.

 

1. Shane Epting. 01/2010. Socio-eco-logical Responsibility and Land, Earth-Polis-Agua: A NSF

Workshop on Desertification in the Tri-City Region of Las Cruces-Juarez-El Paso, El Paso, 

Texas. 

 

Conference Presentations

 

35. Shane Epting. 04/2022. Continental Philosophy for the City: The Role of Wisdom in Shaping

Urban Life.  Southeastern Association for the Continental Tradition, Sarasota, Florida.

 

34. Shane Epting. 01/2020 Annexation and Environmental Harm, American Philosophical

Association Eastern Division One Hundred Sixteenth Meeting, Philosophy of the City Research

Group Session. 

 

33. Shane Epting. 10/2019. Infrastructure, Urban Sprawl, and Naturally Occurring Asbestos,

Philosophy of the City Conference, Detroit, Michigan.

 

32. Shane Epting. 10/2018. The City After Hans Jonas’ Technological Ethics, Philosophy of the 

City Conference 2018, Bogotá, Colombia.

 

31. Shane Epting. 10/2018. Creating Serving Learning Courses for Philosophy of the City:

Lessons from The University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Philosophy of the City Conference, Bogotá,

Colombia.  

 

30. Shane Epting. 06/2018. Urban Infrastructure and the Problem of Moral Praise, Technology & 

The City Summer Colloquium, Enschede, The Netherlands. 

 

29. Shane Epting. 03/2018. Beyond the Community Garden: Long-term Food Security through

Participatory Budgeting, Innovations in Participatory Democracy Conference, Phoenix, Arizona.

 

28. Shane Epting. 02/2018. Multi-dimensional Assessments of Transportation: The Case of Las

Vegas, The Fourth Public Philosophy Network Conference, Boulder, Colorado.

 

27a. Shane Epting. 01/2018. Complex Moral Assessments for Urban Flourishing: The Case of 

Las Vegas, American Philosophical Association Eastern Division One Hundred Fourteenth

Meeting, Philosophy of the City Research Group Session, Savannah, Georgia.

 

27b. Shane Epting. 01/2018. On Moral Prioritization in Environmental Ethics: Weak

Anthropocentrism for the City, American Philosophical Association Eastern Division One 

Hundred Fourteenth Meeting, International Association for Environmental Philosophy Group 

Session (submission accepted; panel cancelled due to inclement weather, but I was there). 

 

26. Shane Epting. 07/2017. The Restorative Justice Blind Spot in Philosophy, North American

Society for Social Philosophy Thirty-fourth Annual Conference, Chicago, Illinois.  

 

25. Shane Epting. 10/2016. The Peñalosa Principle of Transportation Democracy, A Culture of 

Ethics: Engineering for Human Dignity and the Common Good, St. Paul, Minnesota.

 

24. Shane Epting. 05/2016. The Limits of Environmental Justice and the Promise of Complex

Moral Assessments for Transportation Infrastructure, The Consortium for Socially Relevant 

Philosophy of/in Science and Engineering, Dallas, Texas.

 

23. Shane Epting. 11/ 2015. A Different Trolley Problem: Complex Moral Assessments for 

Transportation Infrastructure, Philosophy of the City Conference, Hong Kong, People's Republic 

of China. 

 

22. Shane Epting. 07/2015. The Moral Dimensions of Infrastructure, North American Society for

Social Philosophy Thirty Second Annual Conference, Liberty, Missouri.

 

21. Shane Epting. 12/2014. Is There a Need for a New Philosophy, a New Philosophy of the 

City?, American Philosophical Association Eastern Division One Hundred Tenth Meeting, 

Philosophy of the City Research Group Session, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 

 

20. Shane Epting. 12/1014. What can Philosophy of the City learn from Philosophy of 

Technology?, Philosophy of the City Conference, Mexico City, Mexico.

 

19. Shane Epting. 10/2014. Urbanizing Justice: Issues in Food Security and Sustainability, The

Ninth International Conference on Applied Ethics, Sapporo, Japan.

 

18. Shane Epting. 12/2013. Systems-thinking and City Identity: Metastructures the Role of 

Incongruence, Philosophy of the City Conference, Brooklyn, New York.

17. Shane Epting. 06/2013. The Systematic Incongruence between Sustainability and Globalization: Can Participatory Planning and Budgeting Improve their Compatibility? The Nineteenth International Interdisciplinary Conference on the Environment, Portland, Oregon.

16. Shane Epting. 11/2012. The Status of Water in Sustainability and Urban Planning: Does 

Water Have Intrinsic Value?, International Association for Environmental Philosophy Sixteenth 

Annual Meeting, Rochester, New York.

 

15. Shane Epting. 10/2012. The Identity of a City and the City Contract: Justice Issues in Urban

Planning, Masterplanning the Future: China, India, and the West, Suzhou, 

People’s Republic of China.

 

14. Shane Epting. 06/2012. The Scope of Responsibility for Environmental Remediation and

Restoration Policy:  The Question of Environmental Justice in Vieques, Puerto Rico, The

Eighteenth International Interdisciplinary Conference on the Environment, Portland, Maine.  

 

13. Shane Epting. 01/2012. Digitizing Darwin in a Democracy: The Problem of Embedded

Human Will, Techno-evolution, and Social Justice, Eighth International Technology, 

Knowledge, and Society Conference, Los Angeles, California.  

 

12. Shane Epting. 01/2012. The Identity of the City and the Problem of Globalized Techno-

consumerism, International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Meaning, Culture, and Values, 

New Delhi, India.

 

11. Shane Epting. 11/2011. Hawaiian Mythology and the Benefits of an Ecological Noble Lie: 

Water Resource Management, Sustainability, and the Curse of the Volcano Goddess Pele, Water 

Resources and Sustainability on Tropical Islands, Honolulu, Hawaii.

 

10. Shane Epting. 11/2011. Climate Change and a Changing Economic Climate: Can 

Environmental Virtue Education Resolve Conflicts of Economic and Ecological Interests?,

Beyond Sustainability: Ecosystems, Education, and Economics, Institute for Florida Studies, 

Plant City, Florida.

 

9. Shane Epting. 06/2011. Thinking for an Ocean:  The Imperatives of The Interagency Ocean

Policy Task Force and the Problems with Oceanic Sustainability Ethics, The Seventeenth 

International Interdisciplinary Conference on the Environment, Kona, Hawaii.

 

8. Shane Epting. 12/2010. Incorporating Sustainability into Urban Infrastructures: The Tension 

between Bio-cultural Aspects and Environmental Considerations, American Philosophical 

Association—International Association for Environmental Philosophy, Eastern Division 

Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts.

 

7. Shane Epting. 09/2010. From the Laboratory to the Courtroom: The Benefits of Viewing 

Environmental Policy as a Closed System, The Sixteenth International Interdisciplinary 

Conference on the Environment, Tucson, Arizona.

 

6. Shane Epting. 09/2010. The Tension between Economic Policy and Sustainability:  Questions 

Of Justice and Global Climate Change, The Sixteenth International Interdisciplinary Conference 

On the Environment, Tucson, Arizona. 

 

5. Shane Epting and Carl Sachs (equal co-presenters). 05/2010. Thinking of the Living Body in Hans Jonas and Merleau- Ponty, Southwest Seminar in Continental Philosophy, Albuquerque, New Mexico. 

 

4. Shane Epting. 05/2010. New Directions in Phenomenological Architecture: Balancing 

Environment, Society and Economics (second author: Giancarlo Mangone), Geoaesthetics in the 

Anthropocene Conference - International Association for Environmental Philosophy, Salisbury,

Maryland. 

 

3. Shane Epting. 04/2010. Unexamined Resources are Worth Having: Metaphysics, Ethics, and 

Sustainability in the Chihuahuan Desert, North Texas Philosophical Association Forty-third 

Annual Meeting, Denton, Texas.

 

2. Shane Epting. 11/2009. Questioning Technology’s Role in Environmental Ethics: Weak 

Anthropocentrism Revisited, International Association for Environmental Philosophy Thirteenth

Annual Meeting, Arlington, Virginia.

 

1. Shane Epting. 07/2009.  Questioning Technology’s Role in Environmental Ethics: Weak

Anthropocentrism Revisited. The Fifteenth International Interdisciplinary Conference on the 

Environment, Daytona Beach, Florida.

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE 

 

Undergraduate Courses Taught at the Missouri University of Science and Technology (Fall 2019 – Present)

Creating Future Cities

Introduction to Philosophy 

Introduction to Ethics

Engineering Ethics

Business Ethics

 

Directed-study Course taught at Missouri University of Science and Technology

Philosophical Foundations of Conservation and Preservation (1 student)

 

Graduate Courses taught at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas 

(between Fall 2016 – Spring 2019)

Philosophy of the City 

Transportation Justice 

 

Undergraduate Courses taught at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas

(between Fall 2016 – Spring 2019)

Environmental Ethics 

Philosophy of the City 

Transportation Justice 

Ethics for Engineers and Scientists  

Introduction to Philosophy 

 

Directed-study Courses taught at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas

(between Fall 2016 – Spring 2019)

Ethics of Urban Policy (2 students)

 

Undergraduate Courses taught at the University of North Texas

Environmental Ethics 

Contemporary Moral Issues 

Contemporary Environmental Issues

Philosophy of Self 

Great World Religions

 

Undergraduate Courses taught at the University of Texas at El Paso

Ethics

 

Graduate Thesis Committee Service

 

Student: Walker Peatross, University of Texas at El Paso. Thesis: Climate Change: The Final Crisis Of Capital. Role, External Examiner.

 

 UNIVERSITY SERVICE

 

University Service at Missouri University of Science and Technology

 

Missouri University of Science and Technology, Sustainability Minor Representative, 2020—2022.

 

Center for Science, Technology, and Society, Faculty Executive Committee Member 2022—Present.

 

Departmental Service at Missouri University of Science and Technology

 

Department of Arts, Languages, and Philosophy Speaker Series Committee Member, Fall 2019—Present.

 

Service to the University of Missouri System

 

Affiliate Faculty — Missouri Language and Literacies Center, October 2020.

 

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE AND SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS

 

Professional Service

 

Counselor, Interdisciplinary Environmental Association, 2022—Present

Chair of the Advisory Board, Interdisciplinary Environmental Association, 2019—September 2021

Codirector, Philosophy of the City Research Group, 2019 — present

President, Philosophy of the City Research Group, 2016 —2019

Co-founder and Vice President, Philosophy of the City Research Group, 2013 —2016

President, Interdisciplinary Environmental Association, 2017—2019

Vice President, Interdisciplinary Environmental Association, 2015 —2017

Advisory Panel, Future Cities Project, 2014 —2014

Counselor, Interdisciplinary Environmental Association, 2013 — 2015

 

Current Society Memberships

 

Interdisciplinary Environmental Association, 2009-Present 

Philosophy of the City Research Group, 2013-Present

 

Intermittent Society Memberships

 

American Philosophical Association (Eastern Division)

The Society for Philosophy of Technology

International Association for Environmental Philosophy

North American Society for Social Philosophy

 

Service on Editorial, Advisory, or Reviewer Boards for Refereed Journals

 

Land (2021—present), Journal of Sociotechnical Critique (2019—Present), Public Philosophy Journal (2017— Present), Management of Environmental Quality (2015—present)

 

Referee Service for Journals and Presses

 

Philosophy & Technology (13 reviews), Environmental Justice (3 reviews), Journal of Sociotechnical Critique (2 reviews), Essays in Philosophy (2 reviews), Palgrave Macmillan (2 reviews), Oxford University Press (1 review), Ethics, Policy & Environment (3 reviews), Critical Philosophy of Race (1 review), Science and Engineering Ethics (4 reviews), Springer (1 review), Environmental Ethics (3 reviews), Erkenntnis (1 review), Technology in Society (3 reviews), Environmental Sociology (1 review), The Social Science Journal (1 review), Interdisciplinary Environmental Review (2 reviews), Edinburgh University Press (1 review) Techné: Research in Philosophy and Technology (3 reviews) Teaching Philosophy (2 reviews), Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure (1 review), Rowan and Littlefield International (1 review), Social Sciences (1 review), Societies (2 reviews), Sustainability (5 reviews) Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy (6 reviews), Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics (2 reviews), Business Ethics, the Environment & Responsibility (1 review), Ethical Theory and Moral Practice (1 review), Argumenta (1 review), The East Asian Journal of Philosophy (1 review) Moral Philosophy and Politics (1 review).

 

Conference, Colloquium, and Workshop Organization

 

Conference Committee Member, Philosophy of the City Now: Around the World in 24 Hours, May 17, 2021.

 

Conference Chair, Ethical Engineering for Sustainability, Wicked Problems, and Beyond: An (Online) Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Conference for Tomorrow’s Leaders, December 11—12, 2020. 

 

Colloquium Chair, Technology and the Future of the Home (online), Missouri University of Science and Technology, November 6, 2020.

 

Conference Committee Member, Philosophy of the City Conference 2019, University of Detroit—Mercy, Detroit, Michigan, October 3-5.

 

Conference Committee Member, Philosophy of the City Conference 2018, La Universidad de La Salle, Bogotá, Colombia, October 11-13.

 

Conference Committee Member, Philosophy of the City Conference 2017, University of Porto, October 11-13.

 

Conference Co-chair:  Philosophy of the City Conference 2016, University of San Francisco, November 17-19, 2016.

 

Conference Chair: The 22nd International Interdisciplinary Conference on the Environment, Austin, TX, June 28-30, 2016. 

 

Conference Co-chair:  Philosophy of the City 2015 Conference Series: Possible Futures and Challenges for Technology, Ecology, and Justice, Portland State University, University of Hong Kong, Autonomous Metropolitan University-Itzapalapa, Mexico City, November-December 2015.

 

Conference Chair: The 21st International Interdisciplinary Conference on the Environment, San Juan, Puerto Rico, June 12-14, 2015. 

 

Conference Co-chair:  Philosophy of the City—Mexico City, Autonomous Metropolitan University-Itzapalapa, Mexico City, December 4-5, 2014.

 

Conference Chair: The 20th International Interdisciplinary Conference on the Environment 

Denver, CO, June 13-15, 2014. 

 

Conference Co-chair: The Philosophical and Political Dimensions of NAFTA: Examining 20 

Years of Free Trade, April 24-25, 2014, Autonomous Metropolitan University-Itzapalapa, 

Mexico City.

 

Conference Co-chair:  Philosophy of the City, City University of New York, Brooklyn College, New York City, December 6-7, 2013.

 

Conference Chair: The 19h International Interdisciplinary Conference on the Environment, 

Portland, OR, June 2013.

 

Workshop Chair: The Interdisciplinary Aspects of Public Health and Environmental Justice III, 

December 2012, Bethune-Cookman University.

 

Conference Chair: The Interdisciplinary Aspects of Public Health and Environmental Justice II, 

September 2012, University of North Texas.

 

Workshop Chair: The Interdisciplinary Aspects of Public Health and Environmental Justice, April 2012, University of Texas at El Paso.

 

Awards

 

College of Arts, Science, and Business Faculty Research Award, $500, March 24, 2022.

 

Miner Alumni Association’s Class of ’42 Excellence in Teaching Award, $2000, August 2, 2021.

 

Richardson Environmental Action League Award, $1000, March 2014.

 

Outstanding Graduate Student, University of Texas at El Paso, May 2011.