Book release: Quakers, Creation Care, & Sustainability

This weekend, my first book was released! I co-edited the volume Quakers, Creation Care, and Sustainability with Stephen Potthoff, the sixth volume in the Quakers and the Disciplines Series for the Friends Association for Higher Education. I'm really excited to launch this collection out into the world! There are 24 chapters written by 27 Friends …

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FWCC: Quakers and Earthcare

In March, I got to attend a Friends World Committee for Consultation Section of the Americas gathering outside of Kansas City, MO. I was invited to co-lead a workshop and interest group on Quakers and creation care with Shelley Tanenbaum, general secretary of Quaker Earthcare Witness (QEW), and Adrian Halverstadt, who teaches at Barclay College …

Whirlwind Year

It's been a little over a year since I posted on this blog, and it's been quite the year! My family moved twice, I'm digging in hard to my dissertation research and writing, and I've been doing a lot of teaching, writing, presenting, and editing. Here are a few highlights. Teaching: I spent the year …

The Oregon Extension

I am thrilled to announce that I will be taking a faculty position as assistant professor of environmental studies at The Oregon Extension for the coming school year! It's a unique and amazing college outside of Ashland, OR. Students from colleges and universities around the country spend fall term there, earning 17 credits, going backpacking …

Chapter published: Watershed Discipleship: communicating climate change within a Christian Framework, a case study analysis

My first publication in a book came out recently! I wrote a chapter for the Handbook of Climate Change Communication, vol. 3: Case Studies in Climate Change Communication, part of the Climate Management Series (Springer, 2018). The article is called "Watershed Discipleship: communicating climate change within a Christian framework, a case study analysis" (PDF available …

Watershed Discipleship

A few years ago, I was excited to learn about the concept of watershed discipleship, which combines the best of all my worlds: environmental concern from a Christian perspective, with an emphasis on social and environmental justice, with excellent scholarship combined with practical action. Not too surprisingly, many of its originators are from a peace …