Christopher J. Preston

Christopher J. Preston is professor in the Department of Philosophy and research fellow at the Mansfield Center’s Program on Ethics and Public Affairs at the University of Montana. He works in environmental philosophy, climate ethics, the ethics of emerging technologies, and feminist philosophy. He is author and editor of several books and more than three dozen articles in environmental philosophy, as well as the recipient of two National Science Foundation grants on ethics and emerging technologies and a Templeton Foundation grant for an intellectual biography he wrote of Holmes Rolston, III. He has served as an external reviewer for the IPCC and the Convention on Biological Diversity. In winter 2016–2017 he was the Distinguished Visiting Fellow in the Ethics of the Anthropocene at Vrije University in Amsterdam. His latest book is The Synthetic Age: Outdesigning Evolution, Resurrecting Species, and Reengineering Our World (forthcoming, 2018).