Graduate Program


*Graduate Student / Teaching Assistant Resources and Forms*

  • Inquires should be directed to Dr. David Kaplan, the Director of Graduate Studies.
  • All 12 faculty members have published in the field, and it is the specialty of 8 members, including three of the founders in the field (Callicott, Hargrove, & Gunter)
  • It is the home of the first journal in the field, Environmental Ethics (founded 1979), as well as the Center for Environmental Philosophy
  • The department hosts the websites of the two major environmental philosophy organizations, ISEE (International Society for Environmental Ethics) and IAEP (International Association for Environmental Philosophy)
  • The department pursues a number of research projects focusing on the broad issues of environmental concern (OMORAThe Water ProgramCenter for the Study of InterdisciplinarityThe Philosophy of Food Project, and the Environmental Justice Project).
  • The department's new PhD program emphasizes work in environmental ethics and philosophy, and
  • The department has created the world's first field station in environmental philosophy, science, and policy at Cape Horn, Chile.