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Anna Peterson

Anna Peterson


Religion and Latin American Studies

Email: annap@ufl.edu

Phone: 352-273-2936

Website: http://people.clas.ufl.edu/annap/

Relevant Past Projects:

Being Animal: Beasts and Boundaries in Nature Ethics. New York: Columbia University Press, 2013 .

Working Toward Sustainability: Ethical Decision Making in a Technological World. With Charles Kibert, Martha Monroe, Richard Plate, and Leslie Paul Thiele. Hoboken: John Wiley, 2011.

Everyday Ethics and Social Change: The Education of Desire. New York: Columbia University Press, 2009.

Seeds of the Kingdom: Utopian Communities in the Americas. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2005.

Being Human: Ethics, Environment, and Our Place in the World. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2001.

Also many articles and book chapters on environmental ethics and related topics.

Current Projects:

Religion and Ecological Crisis: They “Lynn White Thesis” At 50 [working title]. Co-edited with Todd LeVasseur. Under contract to Routledge. Complete manuscript to be submitted in Dec. 2015.

Grant Experience:

National Science Foundation. Co-PI, with Charles Kibert (PI), Martha Monroe, and Les Thiele.
“Teaching the Ethics of Sustainability.” Awarded August 2008, for two years ($299,361).

Rockefeller Foundation. Co-director, with Philip Williams and Manuel Vásquez. Residential fellowships on “Religion and Globalization in the Americas,” University of Florida Departments of Religion and Political Science and Center for Latin American Studies, 1999-2003 ($250,000).

Sustainability related courses:

 REL 4177/5495 Animal Ethics

REL 3492 Religion, Ethics, and Nature

REL6183 Environmental Ethics