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Prof Whitney BaumanProf Whitney Bauman

Associate Professor
Florida International University

United States

Biography

Whitney Bauman has been involved in the field of Science and Religion since he was a graduate student at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkley, working with the Science and Religion Course Program of the Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences. After completing his doctorate, he worked as a Research Associate for the Forum on Religion and Ecology at Yale University. He is currently Associate Professor of Religious Studies at Florida International University in Miami. There, he teaches courses such as: Religion and Science; Earth Ethics: Religion, Nature and Globalization; Technology and Human Values; and Religion and Queer Theory. He was a Fulbright Scholar (working on issues of Religion, Nature and Globalization in Indonesia), and from 2015-2016 is a Humboldt Fellow in Germany working on the Religious underpinnings of Ernst Haeckel's understanding of Nature.
Along with many articles and book chapters on the subject of Religion, Science, and Globalization issues, he is the author of: Theology, Creation, and Environmental Ethics (Routledge 2009) and Religion and Ecology: Developing A Planetary Ethic (Columbia University Press 2014). He is also co-editor of: Science and Religion: One Planet, Many Possibilities (Routledge 2014) and Grounding Religion: A Fieldguide to the Study of Religion and Ecology (Routledge 2010).

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