Whitney A. Bauman is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Florida International University in Miami, FL, USA. He received his Ph.D. from the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, his Master’s from Vanderbilt Divinity School, and his BA from Hendrix College. He teaches courses such as "Earth Ethics, Religion, Gender, and Nature," "Religion and Science," and "Technology and Human Values." His other publications include: Theology, Creation, and Environmental Ethics (Routledge 2009); with Rick Bohannon and Kevin O’Brien, Grounding Religion: A Fieldguide to the Study of Religion and Ecology, (Routledge 2010) and Inherited Land: The Changing Grounds of Religion and Ecology (Forthcoming, Wipf & Stock 2011). He is currently working on a manuscript, "Religion, Nature, and Globalization: Creating Planetary Identities." Bauman is the co-chair of the Religion and Ecology Group at the American Academy of Religion and Book Review Editor for the journal Worldviews: Global Religions, Culture, and the Environment. His research and work interests have most recently taken him to Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, and India.
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