1) About the author

Jordan received his Ph.D. in Environmental Studies from the University of Colorado Boulder specializing in environmental philosophy and policy in May of 2019. He most recently served as an Adjunct Professor of Environmental Ethics in the Colorado State University Department of Philosophy and as an Instructor of Environmental Studies and Writing in CU Boulder’s Environmental Studies Program and Program for Writing and Rhetoric. He also holds an M.S. in Environmental Policy from Bard CEP in New York and a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy and Government from the University of Texas at Austin. He was also a Visiting Fellow at the University of North Texas’ Center for the Study of Interdisciplinarity involved with the Future of Energy Project.

His dissertation, Help or High Water, explores the moral entitlements of and state responsibilities to climate refugees. Access its full text here.

His Master’s thesis, To Frack or Not to Frack, examines the ideology of risk in the politics of fracking. Here is the full text and here are its presentation slides.

You can view his CV here.

He also plays guitar and sings in the Colorado band Hugh Manatee.

The husky’s name is Kudonomos.


Copper Mtn back bowl

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