Dr. Allen Thompson

Allen Thompson is an Associate Professor of Ethics and Environmental Philosophy at Oregon State University, Corvallis OR. His research concerns broadening our conception of environmental virtue and moral responsibility as a part of understanding human excellence in adapting to the Anthropocene. Thompson is Vice President and President-elect of the International Society of Environmental Ethics, a past Fellow at the Rachel Carson Center (Munich, Germany), and the OSU The Center for the Humanities. He is writing a book on the ethics of novel ecosystems (Routledge, under contract), and has co-edited The Oxford Handbook of Environmental Ethics (OUP 2017) and Ethical Adaptation to Climate Change (MIT 2012). Thompson also serves as book review editor for the journal Environmental Ethics and was a guest on the nationally-syndicated NPR program, Philosophy Talk, discussing climate ethics.