Dr. John Hausdoerffer (2013)


Dr. John Hausdoerffer

Lecture Title: “The Art of Environmental Ethics: George Catlin, Aldo Leopold & the Aesthetics of Justice”

John Hausdoerffer is an Associate Professor of Environmental Studies & Philosophy at Western State Colorado University, where he also directs the Master in Environmental Management Program and the Headwaters Project. His research focuses on the intersection of environmental ethics and social justice. John's first book Catlin's Lament: Indians, Manifest Destiny, and the Ethics of Nature was published by the University Press of Kansas in 2009. His new research project investigates the relevance of Aldo Leopold's land ethic for 21st century global justice movements.