An Ecotopian Lexicon is coming!

I just noticed today that a book I contributed to is now available for preorder! It's called An Ecotopian Lexicon, and it's set to be in print this October. I wrote a chapter about watershed discipleship, which looks like it may be the last entry in the lexicon. Good job, me, picking one that starts …

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 …