Evan Berry

American University; Global Ethics Fellow Alumnus

Evan Berry is assistant professor of Philosophy and Religion at American University where he also serves as co-director of the master's program in Ethics, Peace, and Global Affairs. His research interests focus on ideas of nature in modern western culture, with particular attention to the religious roots of contemporary environmental discourse and the place of religion in environmental ethics.

Trained in both social scientific and theoretical methodologies, his current scholarship includes a book project on the religious roots of the American environmental movement and an analysis of the role of religious ideas and organizations in the global politics of sustainability. Berry holds a Ph.D. in Religious Studies from the University of California Santa Barbara and was previously a post-doctoral researcher at Lewis and Clark College.