Assistant Professor of Environmental Ethics
PhD (Boston University)
Professor Fredericks joins us from the University of North Texas, where she was Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religion.
Her research focuses on sustainability, sustainable energy, environmental guilt and shame, and environmental justice. Professor Fredericks holds a PhD in Science, Philosophy and Religion from Boston University.
She is the author of Measuring and Evaluating Sustainability: Ethics in Sustainability Indexes (Routledge, 2013), and articles in Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture; International Journal of Sustainable Development and World Ecology; Environmental Justice, and Ethics, Policy, and Environment. Fredericks co-edits a book series, Religious Ethics and Environmental Challenges (Lexington Press), with Kevin O'Brien.
Read an interview with Prof. Fredericks in this issue of The Urban Research Review, profiling University of Chicago researchers whose work deepens our understanding of cities.
RETH 30702 Introduction to Environmental Ethics
RETH 34205 The Place of Science in Religious Environmental Ethics
RETH 42604 Collective Guilt, Shame and Responsibility
RETH 46502 Comparative Religious Environmental Ethics
RETH 47750 Virtue Ethics
RETH 51802 Climate Change Ethics