About the author

Jordan is a Ph.D. Candidate in Environmental Studies at the University of Colorado at Boulder focusing on socioecological ethics and policy, where he also teaches Environmental Writing and First-Year Composition. He received his M.S. in Environmental Policy from Bard CEP in New York and his B.A. in Philosophy (Special & Departmental Honors) and Government from the University of Texas at Austin. He was formerly a Visiting Fellow at the University of North Texas’ Center for the Study of Interdisciplinarity involved with the Future of Energy Project.

His Ph.D. research at CU-Boulder centers on the ethics of human displacement by climate change and the ethical dimensions of and between states to receive and integrate climate refugees.

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 access his CV here and see other interests here.

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

His husky’s name is Kudonomos.

Beyond the academy, music, loved ones, wilderness, shreddin’ the gnar, and the eternal quest for yet-unknown delicious and healthy foods fire his soul. @tothesungod




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